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Barrel-Shaped Bead

Indus Valley Culture
Prehistoric
about 2400–1750 B.C.


Object Place: Chanhu Daro, Indus Valley, Pakistan

Dimensions

1.27 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

36.1167

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Jewelry

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

Excavated at Chanhu Daro, Pakistan in 1935-1936 season; transferred directly to MFA in 1936. Findspot Information: From Chanhu-daro, Sind. From Mound II, Level: Plus 16.9 ft. Locus: Summit (96). See Mackay Reports.

Credit Line

Joint Expedition of the American School of Indic and Iranian Studies and the Museum of Fine Arts, 1935–1936 Season