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Shell bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 1.3 x 1.8 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2481

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cowrie shell.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500. 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