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Shell beads

White shells, blue glaze beads and a carnelian amulet at one end.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Hu.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6 (?), 2323–2150 B.C.

Accession Number

99.754

Medium or Technique

Shell, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads