Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7112 A, body

Dimensions

Diameter and thickness: 0.4 x 0.2 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1952

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of around five thousand ring beads of different color and a few scraps of gold foil.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7112 A, body. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition