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Ball bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, reign of Khufu to late Dynasty 4
2551–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7210-7220: G 7210, chapel, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.7 cm (5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.3097

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7210-7220: G 7210, chapel, debris. 1924: 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