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Beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, in Room IV

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2752

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two small carnelian barrel beads similar to 29-11-390. Mislabeled as 29-11-448.

Provenance

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