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Necklace, fragments

White shells strung on plaited leather.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Qarara.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period,

Object Place for Label

Qarara, Egypt

Accession Number

03.1858a-c

Medium or Technique

Cowrie shells, leather

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands