Melon bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100 S, debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.9 x 0.7 cm (5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-19

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two fitting fragments of a double melon bead with protruding edges on each side of the boring hole.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100 S, debris. 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