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Beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 545

Dimensions

Metal beads approximately .5 cm

Accession Number

13.5550

Medium or Technique

Silver?, green faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small ball beads, silver in fragments;a few tiny green faience disc beads. These are the unstrung beads that belong with 13.3854 which has the same Field number.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 545 [M/545]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-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