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Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–2
3100–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Kafr Ghattati, tomb 5

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2546

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One broken cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Kafr Ghattati 5 [K.G.5] tomb 5. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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