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Disc bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, possibly from Giza, Zawyet el-Aryan, or Abydos.

Dimensions

Thickness x diameter: 0.1 x 0.9 cm (1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2038

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

This box was found with Giza model vessels and model offerings. An object from Abydos and one from Zawyet el-Aryan were also present. This object is possibly from Zawyet el-Aryan, Giza or Abdyos.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition