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String of barrel beads

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This a group of nineteen gilt glass graduated barrel beads on a string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheper-Re) Room V . 1929: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) smallest Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) largest

Accession Number

31.863

Medium or Technique

Glass and gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads