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Ball bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1437

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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.

Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / 135

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition