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Beads

Egyptian


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 2.4 cm (1/4 x 15/16 in.) (greatest)

Accession Number

32-4-45

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of three cylinder beads with spiral grooved decoration, and one cylinder bead with an incised chevron design and two rings at each end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 1685 A, around body. 1932: 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