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Cylinder bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, GMT/X

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 0.2 cm (7/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.818

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is an unusually long, bright blue cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, GMT/X. 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