Barrel bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.853

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One narrow barrel bead, whitish in color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1911: 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