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Melon bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St G 7000, E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 0.5 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2596

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One melon bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St G 7000, E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 1924: 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