Beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, debris of room III

Dimensions

Largest diameter and length: 1.6 x 0.4 cm (5/8 x 3/16 in.) Smallest diameter and length: 0.3 x 0.5 cm (1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2598

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of fourteen barrel beads, seven large and seven small, plus three fragments of beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) debris of 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