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Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Western Cemetery, Giza, G 1110 A

Dimensions

Length: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1748

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a green cylinder bead, flattened on one side and with a large boring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Western Cemetery, G 1110. 19 : 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