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Biconical bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2382 S of door of G 2370

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

13.3400

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large biconical bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza G 2382 [(originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs)], S of door of G 2370. 1912: 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