Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1360

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 0.1 cm (11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1973

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of about nine hundred unusually thin and fine cylinder beads of faded colors. Were found in box labeled G1360, and only other known beads from this tomb were reconstructed as broadcollar 13.4171. May be related.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G1360. 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