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Unfinished ball bead

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This is an unfinished ball bead, bored halfway through on one side.


From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, south of enclosing wall of Isis Temple. 1926: 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, 760–332 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Diameter x length: 1.0 x 1.0 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience or glass


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads