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Shell beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary Pyramid G I-A

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 1.4 x 1.9 cm (1/4 x 9/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2687.14

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of three pierced cowrie shell beads.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt. N of subsidiary Pyramid G I-A. 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