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Cylinder beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary Pyramid G I-A

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.4 cm (1/2 x 3/16 in.) (greatest)

Accession Number

24.2687.4

Medium or Technique

Blue frit

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of fifteen cylinder beads of blue color and various sizes. The ends of one bead are slightly broken.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt. N of subsidiary Pyramid G I-A. 1924: 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