Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 1685 A, around body

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7-0.9 x 0.4-0.5 x 1-1.2 cm (1/4 x 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.2138

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of twelve black flattened biconical crumb beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 1685 A, around body. 1938: 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