Cowrie shell beads
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Hasan Room J
Overall: 1.8 x 1.3 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Eight cowrie shell beads, good condition.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, G.M.T., Hasan Room J. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition