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Bead

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1088

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Carnelian thick disc. From Mesa’eed. (One of five)

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed). Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition