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Ball and ring beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, So. of G 7510 in cross street

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.2421

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, red stone, silver

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of fourteen carnelian ball beads and thirteen red stone ring beads. Two of the red stone ring beads are stuck to a silver base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, S. of G 7510 in cross street . 1929 : 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