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Cylinder bead fragments

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between mastabas G 7150 and G7151

Dimensions

Largest Diameter and length: 0.4 x 1.4 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.) Smallest Diameter and length: 0.2 x 0.8 cm (1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-937

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of eight fragments of cylinder beads of different sizes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between mastabas G 7150 and G 7151. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition