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Lenticular bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, N of pit VIII in trench 26

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2842

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This lenticular bead has a rounded top and a flat bottom with an indeciperable incised design.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, N of pit VIII in trench 26. 1925: 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