Shell bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100 debris

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.6 x 1.1 cm (5/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-103

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cowrie shell bead with the back cut off.

Provenance

From Giza, Street G 7100 debris. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition