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36 whole shells and some ground down.

Provenance

From Hadju Gandih Zeweida. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.) double

Accession Number

03.1686

Medium or Technique

Shells

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads