Bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepy I
2289–2246B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7101

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 2 cm (1 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2717

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Giza, G 7101. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition