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Rectangular bead

Egyptian
Roman?


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7500, North of Mastaba 7512

Dimensions

Width x length: 0.7 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2388

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This rectangular bead has rounded edges and is slightly convex on one side. It is chipped at one end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7500, North of Mastaba 7512. 1925: 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