Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1 or 2
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 43

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 0.8 cm (9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3082

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One carnelian cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 43, 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.
(Accession date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition