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String of beads

Grouped amethyst and white faience ring beads. Probably original order. (Acc. card indicates stone as garnet, not amethyst) Semna 542.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S 542 [Excav. date] Feb. 29, 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom,

Accession Number

27.912

Medium or Technique

Amethyst and faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads