Cylinder bead fragment

Egyptian


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 0.9 cm (3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1595

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One fragment of long cylinder bead similar to 27-1-228.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of railroad dump VII, south of mastaba G 7144 and G 7146. 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