Beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room IV

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2735

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of thirteen blue barrel beads and fragments of about five others, similar to 29-11-413.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room IV. 1929: 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