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Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, time of Khufu, Dynasty 4
2551–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mast G7110-7120: G7120, chapel (tomb of Kawab)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 0.7 cm (5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2966

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7110-7120: G 7120, chapel (tomb of Kawab). 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–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