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Barrel bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7000 opposite avenue G 1

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 0.8 x 0.5 cm (5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2642

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead with an irridescent surface.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, opposite avenue G 1. 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