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Spacer bead

This thickly-glazed spacer bead has holes for six strings.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7200 S, debris. March 1926: 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: 0.9 x 2.6 cm (3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-60

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands