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Cowroid bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris above mastaba G 7637

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

25.2344

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cowroid bead with incised hieroglyps on the base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris above mastaba G 7637. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition