Cylinder bead

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7100 Street Mastaba 7120 Chapel

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 1 cm (7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3081

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This cylinder bead is broken on one side and at one end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza G 7100 Street mastaba 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