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Ring bead

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, Room IV debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.2618

Medium or Technique

Glass?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One fat ring bead of faded blue color with three designs of black concentric circles.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room IV debris. 1929: 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