Beads

Egyptian
Roman Imperial
30 B.C.–364 A.D.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Room J1

Dimensions

Width x thickness x length: 1.9 x 0.4 x 2.2 cm (3/4 x 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

07-2-43e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of 208 cylinder beads and a few bead fragments.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Room J1 (J1 = Pillared Hall 27), debris south of third pillar. 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