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Cylinder bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St G 7000, E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 2 x 0.7 cm (13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2587

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This large bright blue cylinder bead has one end slightly flattened with the boring hole chipped and cracked.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St G 7000, E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 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