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This is a strung group of two plain barrel beads of blue glass, two greenish grooved barrel beads, one jasper drop pendant, one very small blue ring bead, and one small gold ring bead. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.


From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan; 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, 1550–1070 B.C.


Zawiyet-el-Aryan, Egypt


Overall length of drop pendant: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.) Length x width of grooved barrel: 1.5 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass, jasper


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads