Disc bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, debris East of pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.4 x 1.7 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2308

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a large disc bead, rounded on one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, debris East of pyramid I-b. 1924: 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