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Beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A Room III

Dimensions

Length x width of largest bead: 1.7 x 0.2 cm (11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2591

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of five cylinder beads of various lengths and faded. Object Register mentions six beads, but one bead is missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room III. 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