Cowrie shell bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7700- east of G 7260

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 0.6 x 2 cm (9/16 x 1/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2572.2

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cowrie shell bead with back removed.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7700- east of G 7260. 1929 : 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