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Ivory spacer bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom–First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10 (?)
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 3.2 x 0.4 cm (3/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1331

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Bar pierced with eight holes.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, Mes / 2102. 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