Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29-11-267b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of twelve barrel beads. They are various shades of blue and green, some are faded to buff. Object Register says 9 blue barrel and 3 green barrel beads.

Provenance

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