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This is a group of eight strung beads including five large flat disc beads, two double lobed beads bored lengthwise, and one ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Tomb Z236/x. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3131

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads