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Cylinder bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of mastaba G 7050

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 2 x 0.4 cm (13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-568

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is one cylinder bead with an incised ring around one end, and two rings around the other end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of mastaba G 7050. 1926: 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