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Beads

Thirty-six cylinder beads, eight double ring beads, and thirty-three 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

88.984

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads