Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2320 (= G 5280) A, under skeleton

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3407

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This large cylinder bead is broken in two pieces, and has a very large boring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Pit G 2320 (= G 5280) A, under skeleton. 1912: 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