Requires Photography

Ball beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, So. of G 7510, in cross street.

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.2422

Medium or Technique

Faience and copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of ten beads: two copper ball beads; seven faience ball beads, two of which are attached to the copper beads; one flattened faience ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, So. of G 7510, in cross street. 1929 : 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