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Shell

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.5 cm (7/16 x 9/16 in.) Overall: 1 x 1.4 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2373

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of four small cowrie shell beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, debris. 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