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Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 or 6
2465–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4911, Debris

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.4 x 2 cm (3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-85c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Giza, G4911, Debris. 1915: 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