Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, in Room V

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2668

Medium or Technique

Red stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One thick, crude cylinder bead of a dark red color, similar to 29-11-301.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) in Room V. 1929: 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