Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7450 X-II, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 0.6 cm (7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1987

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One long cylinder bead which is broken at the ends.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7450 X-II, debris. 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