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Beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 367

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.) - average diameter

Accession Number

11.2728

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of six disc beads of various colors, four of which are thin and flat, one which is thicker, and one which is smaller. Housed together with 11.2729-11.2732.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 367. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition