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Bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10 (?)
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2102

Dimensions

Other: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.1385

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2102. 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