Flat oval etched bead

Pakistan, Indus Valley Civilization
about 2600–1900 B.C.


Object Place: Chanhu-Daro, Indus Valley, Pakistan

Dimensions

Overall: 1cm (3/8in.) Weight: 0.67 gm

Accession Number

36.1080

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Out on Loan

On display at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, since September 1, 1999

Collections

Asia, Jewelry

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

Excavated at Chanhu Daro, Pakistan, 1935-36 season. Findspot Information: From Mound II, Level: 9.15 ft. Locus: Summit (211). See Mackay Reports.

Credit Line

Joint Expedition of the American School of Indic and Iranian Studies and the Museum of Fine Arts, 1935–1936 Season