Ball bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 3, black debris

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2961

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a large ball bead with glaze missing in some areas.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Avenue G 3, black debris. 1925: 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