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Cylinder beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, debris near subsidiary Pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Overall (a): 0.3 x 1.3 cm (1/8 x 1/2 in.) Overall (b): 0.3 x 1.2 cm (1/8 x 7/16 in.) Overall (c): 0.3 x 0.9 cm (1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2410

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of three cylinder beads, one of which is broken.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris near subsidiary Pyramid G I-b. 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