Cylinder beads

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, debris of room III

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 0.3 cm (11/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2596

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of fifty-nine faded cylinder beads of various lengths.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, debris of room III. 1929 : 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