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Barel bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, debris near subsidiary Pyramid G 1-b

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2407

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead with ends flared at the boring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris near subsidiary Pyramid G 1-b. 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