Cylinder beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit AVI G 7632 A

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.2 cm (5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2460

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of approximately fifteen hundred small cylinder beads. There is also one complete large cylinder bead and a fragment of another large cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit AVI G 7632A. 1925: 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