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Ball beads


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2200 (= G 5080) B, sieved chamber debris


Overall: 0.4 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World



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

One faience ball bead, 33.1084, is also strung with these beads.


From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2200 (= G 5080) B, debris of chamber (sieved), 1933: 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