Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2412 X

Dimensions

Conical bead: 4 x 0.5 cm (1 9/16 x 3/16 in.) Ring bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3401

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a very long and unusual conical bead, the wider end has incised spiral lines; and one small ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Pit G 2412 X. 1913: 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