Bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, time of Khufu, Dynasty 4
2551–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7120 (Tomb of Kawab)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 1.9 cm (11/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2896

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a large ball bead.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7120 (Tomb of Kawab). 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