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Cylinder beads

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2625–2500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1110 A

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2065.1

Medium or Technique

Faience, bronze and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Many different shaped and sized and colored cylinder beads, plus a shell and bronze wire

Provenance

From Giza, G 1110 A, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition