Barrel bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of mastaba G 7050

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-582

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead of type 26-1-444. Large boring and incised grooves around the body.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of mastaba G 7050. 1926: 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