Beads

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2416 D III

Dimensions

Length of larger: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.) Length of smaller: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-7-34

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two barrel beads.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2416 D III. 1936: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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