Barrel beads

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A Room III

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.4 cm (1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2589

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of twenty-two blue glass barrel beads. The remainder of this field number is strung as 31.865 (eighty-three strung beads).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room III. 1929 : 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