Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7691 A, debris of grave

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 0.4 cm (1 1/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1365

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One long cylinder bead of faded green color and with spiral decoration.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7691 A, debris of grave. 1928: 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