Cowrie shell beads
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, on top of large wooden anthropoid c
Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
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Eleven cowrie shell beads, two stained from contact with silver. OR says there are twelve beads, and three that were stained. This object was taken by the Cairo museum in the division of finds.
From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, on top of large wooden anthropoid coffin; left hand. 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition