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Melon bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Diameter x height: 0.5 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-676

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One small melon bead of type 26-1-442.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 1926: 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