Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7691 A, debris of grave

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1367

Medium or Technique

Ivory, carnelian, stone, faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of one ivory ball bead, four ivory cylinder beads, three biconical barrel crumb beads, one barrel crumb bead, one blue faience barrel bead, and one two carnelian ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7691 A, debris of grave, 1928 : 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