Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2672

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of sixty-five barrel beads of various shapes, some slightly mishapen and varying slightly in size.

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