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Scaraboid shaped bead

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1 x 0.5 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2619

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One scaraboid shaped bead bored through the back and side to side widthwise, of faience with trace of green glaze.

Provenance

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