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Disc bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 303

Dimensions

Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2666

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One flat disc bead of lapis lazuli, decorated with radiate petals on one side, originally complete but now broken in two pieces.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 303. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition