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Ball beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7632 A, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2490

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is group of six buff, two blue, and one red bal beads. Several fragments of beads are also present.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7632 A, debris. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition