Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 1234 B, chamber

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.) length

Accession Number

37.1330

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 1234 B, chamber. 1934: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition