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Cowroid bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.7 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm (1/4 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2531

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cowroid bead wtih a flat back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–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