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Ball bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 511

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2691

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One jasper ball bead of reddish-orange color with slightly battered surface.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 511. 1911: 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