Beads

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7521

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) length Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) bead diameter

Accession Number

25.2524

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains three faience cylinder beads, two thin carnelian ring beads and two thick carnelian ring beads.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7521.1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition