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Shell bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris G 7131

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 1.2 x 1.7 cm (1/4 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2414

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One small pierced cowrie shell bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris G 7131. 1924: 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