Melon beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, debris on floor

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

26-1-802

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of seven beads similar in type to 26-1-442 (grooved melon beads) in varying sizes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, debris on floor. 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