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Beads

This consists of a string containing six cylinderical beads separated by four small flat ring beads and three double ring beads. There are also twenty loose cylinder beads, eighteen ring beads and four double ring beads.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Accession Number

88.985

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads