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Cowroid bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 60/X

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.7 cm (3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2693

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cowroid bead of carnelian, in good condition and bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 60. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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