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Ball beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7762 S, small body in coffin, ankles

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29-12-240h3

Medium or Technique

Glass?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

These two slightly flattened ball beads are stained from contact with silver.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7762 S, small body in coffin, ankles, 1929 : 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