Beads

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW Trench 20

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.5 x 0.9 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2826

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two misshapen, flattened ball beads of bluish green color with an iridescent patina on glass.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW Trench 20. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition