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Bead

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Meshiekh, Mes / 2023

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1341

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eight small fragments of a large ivory barrel bead.

Provenance

From Meshiekh, Mes / 2023. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition