Rosette bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 2385, room F

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) - diameter of bead

Accession Number

13.3399

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a large rosette disc that is bored lengthwise. One side is decorated with a relief of an eight-petaled rosette.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Mastaba G 2385, room F. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: Giza G 2385 F

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition