Barrel bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7510 M

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.8 x 0.8 cm (11/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2409

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead, with a crack across the center.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7510 M. 1925 : 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