Cowrie shell beads
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, N of mastaba G 7512
Overall: 1.6 x 1.2 cm (5/8 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a group of five cowrie shell beads threaded together on original leather or fiber strands. Housed together with 25.2391 and 25.2392.
From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, N of mastaba G 7512. 1925: 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