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Barrel bead

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, pit S, room III (G 7600 S)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.9 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1485

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One carnelian barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Street G 7600, pit S, room III (G 7600 S). 1929: 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