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Gold, very thin and out of shape.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha (Am). 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 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late or Hellenistic (Ptolemaic) Period,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .006 x .004

Accession Number

87.729

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads