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Twenty-three beads consisting of 1 rosette bead (2.8 cm diameter), 3 agate barrel beads (4.5 x 1.9 cm; 2.7 x 1.2 cm; 1.4 x .6 cm), 1 agate long faceted bead (2.9 x 1.8 cm), 1 agate bionical bead (1.4 x 1.1 cm), 2 agate ball beads, 1 wooden bead (1.8 cm diameter), one blue faience Eye of Horus...

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From Egypt, Naukratis.1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; October 28, 1885: voted to MFA at general meeting; February 1886: sent over to MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364


Naukratis, Egypt

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Medium or Technique

Agate, glass, faience, wood, stone


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads