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Beads

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.) - diameter of small bead Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.) - diameter of large bead

Accession Number

11.1118

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Pair of ivory beads, good condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Pyramid Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. GMT / Room J2 / M K1

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition