Cowrie shell beads
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, on top of large wooden anthropoid c
Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Shell and Silver
Not On View
Five cowrie shell beads with silver sheeting. OR says there are eight shell beads. This object was taken by the Cairo museum, division of finds.
From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, on top of large wooden anthropoid coffin; right hand. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition