Beads

Egyptian
Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–2
3100–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Kafr Ghattati, tomb 5

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm length of largest (7/8 in.) Other: 0.7 cm length of smallest (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2557

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of five strung faience cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Kafr Ghattati 5 [K.G.5] tomb 5. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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