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Beads

Seven large ball beads, three small ball beads and one melon bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos, tomb D 93. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12–14, 1991–1650 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Accession Number

01.7423

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads