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These 34 drop-shaped beads of pale faience once formed part of a broad collar. Thirty-three of the beads are currently strung together with ring beads that probably come from the same collar. One additional drop bead remains loose. A pair of similarly colored faience terminals (27-4-254) may...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7253 D. 1927: 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, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

29.2042

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants