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Multiple cylinder bead fragment

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–325 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Ave G 1, debris N of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2494

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This multiple bead fragment is formed from four cylinder beads fused together side by side.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, Ave G 1, debris N 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