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Cylinder bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7510 G, Tomb Chamber I

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 1.8 x 0.5 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2470

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead broken at one end, with the boring filled with debris.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7510 G, Tomb Chamber I. 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