Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7510 V

Dimensions

Width x length: 0.7 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2339

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

These are two unusual beads, triangular in profile, each with three horizontal borings. Each bead is composed of three cylinder beads stacked up together, two on the bottom and one on the top.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7510 V. 1925: 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