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Provenance

From site of old town, near Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .01 x .013

Accession Number

87.762

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads