Bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 3.6 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

67.1134

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Blue glazed steatite conical bead inscribed with the name “Scribe of the Treasury, Huy.”

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1967: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer, December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer