Unfinished ball bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000 S. of enclosing wall of Isis Temple

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.0 x 1.0 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-717

Medium or Technique

Faience or glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is an unfinished ball bead, bored halfway through on one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, south of enclosing wall of Isis Temple. 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