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Faience, light thin flat disc beads and two small disc beads. There are ten records, for ten beads originally strung together. These disc beads number from 11.2710 to 11.2719, however there are now only eight beads on the string together but it is not possible to distinguish which are the...

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From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan. Z/367

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.


Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads