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Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

07-2-43f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of ten beads: five single short cylinder beads and five multiple ring beads. The beads are red, brown, and blue. The original description stated that there were twelve beads.

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