Cowrie shell beads
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, on top of large wooden anthropoid c
Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)
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Five cowrie shell beads, stained from contact with silver.
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