Melon bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7150 C

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 0.8 cm (3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-528

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One melon bead with no glaze. Soft white paste. Similar to 26-1-442.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7150 C. January 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