Scaraboid bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of RR dump VII, S of mastabas G7146-7144

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 1.1 cm (1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1591

Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One crudely made scaraboid bead pierced widthwise with a flat bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, In debris of railroad dump VII, South of Mastabas G 7146 and G 7144. 1927: 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