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Ring beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7500

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.4 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1980

Medium or Technique

Bronze and silver

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of aproximately sixty silver ring beads, alternating with and fused to thicker bronze or copper ring beads. There are also two larger patinated fragments as well as smaller unidentifiable debris.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7500.1925: 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