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Barrel bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1 x 0.8 cm (3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2519

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead of greenish-brownish striped glass.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 1924: 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