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Cowroid bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 303

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.8 cm (1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2654

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One stone cowroid bead of mottled green color.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 303. 1910-11: 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.

(accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition