Beads

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, room VI, Tomb of Kheper-Re.

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.2647

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of approximately forty-five very small cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room VI. November 1929: 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