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Bead, malachite chunk

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.


Dimensions

Bead 1.3 cm long.

Accession Number

13.5125

Medium or Technique

Malachite, dark stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

1 green stone double ball bead, 1 small chunk raw mineral malachite.

Provenance

Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 938 [M/938].
1913: 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