Barrel bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 5032, NW corner

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 1.5 cm (1 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-8-38

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 5032, NW corner. 1935: 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