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Bead and shell

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary Pyramid G I-A

Dimensions

Overall (Shell): 0.7 x 1.8 x 1.4 cm (1/4 x 11/16 x 9/16 in.) Overall (Bead): 0.5 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2687.13

Medium or Technique

Faience and shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball bead and one pierced shell strung together.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt. N of subsidiary Pyramid G I-A. 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