Cylinder bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of RR dump VII, S of mastabas 7146 +7144

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 0.8 cm (9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1593

Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One long, thick cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of railroad dump VII, South of Mastaba G 7146 and G 7144. 1927: 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