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Barrel bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–325 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 2 cm (5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2481

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead, broken at one end.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b. 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