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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 II

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2582

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of twelve small ball beads and one conical bead, all of yellow-brown color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) in room II. 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