Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Smallest diameter and length: 0.9 x 2.5 cm (3/8 x 1 in.) Largest diameter and length: 0.6 x 2.4 cm (1/4 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2669

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead of a dark color with one white stripe, and one flattened barrel bead with same coloring but with a broader stripe.

Provenance

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