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Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2 x 1.6 cm (13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4974

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Mainly blue and green cylinder and ring beads, assorted other beads of glass, shell and alabaster.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection. Gift of C. Granville Way