Bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu to Khafra
2551–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit 7430 x

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 1.4 cm (1 9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1871

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a large barrel bead and fragment of bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit 7430x. 1925: 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