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Double beads

Egyptian
Roman Imperial
30 B.C.–364 A.D.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Room J1

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

07-2-43b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

These are sixty-two red, brown, blue, and green double beads.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Room J1 (J1 = Pillared Hall 27), debris south of third pillar. 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