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Ball bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, debris of chamber of chamber of G 2200 B

Dimensions

Other: Diameter 0.7 x thickness 0.5 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1084

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This ball bead 33-2-112 is strung with 33-2-168d, l, n and o.
This small group of beads, part of 33-2-168, is all strung together and consists of:
168d) four carnelian ring beads
168l) two black faience ball beads
168n) nine faience cylinder beads, some chipped (Object Register lists 8)
168o) eleven faience disc beads and two fragments
five assorted tiny chips, one glass, one carnelian, two metal fragments and one misc. fragment

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of chamber of chamber of G 2200 B. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition