Barrel bead

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7530-7540: pit G 7540 T, room 2 (II)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1447

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One carnelian barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7530-7540: pit G 7540 T, room 2 (II).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