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This is a very long and unusual conical bead, the wider end has incised spiral lines; and one small ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Pit G 2412 X. 1913: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Conical bead: 4 x 0.5 cm (1 9/16 x 3/16 in.) Ring bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3401

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads