Barrel beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room II

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2583

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of twelve dark blue barrel beads of various sizes and some fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room II, 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