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Bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2124

Dimensions

Length x width: 0.6 x 0.4 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1465

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One slightly grooved flattened barrel bead, pierced side to side rather than lengthwise.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2124. 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