Ball bead

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, GMT/J1/body 47

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.808

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One bright blue ball bead with a very large boring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, communal burial in room J1 (=pillared hall 27), associated with mummy 47. 1907: 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.

(Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition