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Rosette bead

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This is a large rosette disc that is bored lengthwise. One side is decorated with a relief of an eight-petaled rosette.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Mastaba G 2385, room F. 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. Findspot Information: Giza G 2385 F

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) - diameter of bead

Accession Number

13.3399

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads