Bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, East of 7050

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2.8 cm (1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-590

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a bead in imitation of cowrie shell; greenish white.

Provenance

Giza, Street 7000; East of 7050; January 1926: 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