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Biconical bead

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One crude biconical bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Between 7143 and 7142. 1926 : excavated by the Harvard University–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

Overall: 3.5 x 2 cm (1 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-214

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads