Spacer bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7200 S, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 2.6 cm (3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-60

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This thickly-glazed spacer bead has holes for six strings.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7200 S, debris. March 1926: 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