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Shell bead

One cream colored shell amulet.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, pit X, room II (G 7600 X). 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 2.2 x 1 cm (5/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2465

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads