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Barrel bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St G 7000, E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.2 x 0.6 cm (7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2603

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This mottled barrel bead has a grainy composition and an eroded surface and is chipped at both ends and has an eroded surface.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St G 7000, E 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