Disc bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris south of Mastaba G 7150

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-898

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One disc bead which is flat on one side and slightly domed on the other. It is pierced through the middle with a large boring. Mislabeled as 26-1-900.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris south of Mastaba G 7150. 1926: 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