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String of beads

This is a string of more than one hundred light orange-yellow glass beads. Ring beads, ball beads and 5 cylinder beads are included, as well as many fragments of the same.

Provenance

From Egypt. 1903: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

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Egypt

Accession Number

03.1855

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads