Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room 5 (temple court)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1043

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a fragment of a cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room 5 (temple court). 1911: 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