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One ivory ball bead // one opaque carnelian barrel bead // seven ivory cylinder beads // seven carnelian ball beads (one ridged) // one blue stone bead // twelve crumb beads; dark faience with light blue crumbs, but faded // two crumb beads more slender and longer. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_28-3-14
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Bracelets, armlets, anklets
  • Findspot
    G 7691 A, debris of grave
  • Material
    Ivory, carnelian, stone, faience
  • Dimensions
    Width: ivory ball: .4 cm; carnelian barrel: .8 cm; ivory cylinder: .3 - .6 cm; carnelian ball: .6 cm; blue stone: .3 cm; dark faience crumb: .7 cm; other crumb: .4 cm Length: ivory ball: .5 cm; carnelian barrel: 1.2 cm; ivory cylinder: .7 - 1.2 cm; carnelian ball: .8 cm; blue stone: .7 cm; dark faience crumb: 1 cm; other crumb: 1.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 28.1367
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/14/1928
  • Remarks
    Original identification as "Roman" grave changed in red pencil to read "Late Dynasty VI (G.A.R.)"; "original grave was OK over which a Ptolemaic grave had been made" (G.A.R.); "all these amulets [presumably 28-3-1 through 28-3-11] are of characteristic Dynasty 5 design". Assortment of beads listed in original OR entry (not full amount) accessioned as MFA 28.1367.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7691

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 5

Photos 3