Cylinder bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 6032 B, thieves' debris inside coffin

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 1.5 cm (1 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.3012

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead. Polished and bored. Hematite?

Provenance

From Giza, 6032B, thieve's debris inside coffin. 1925: 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