Flattened barrel beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: large 0.6 x 0.2 x 1 cm (1/4 x 1/16 x 3/8 in.) Overall: small 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.3 cm (1/16 x 1/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1097

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of twenty-eight flattened, roughly oval shaped beads, in both large and small sizes. They are similar in type to 26-1-445.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 1926: 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