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Melon bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.7 x 0.5 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-443

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One grooved and spherical melon bead, similar to 26-1-442 but smaller.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 1926: 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