Melon beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

26-1-1096

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of sixteen melon beads with grooved sides and similar in type to 26-1-442 and 26-1-443.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 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