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This string of beads includes approximately 500 tiny faience multiple ring beads, one ball bead, one barrel bead and one carnelian ball bead. From mummy wrappings.

Provenance

From Egypt, possibly Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Abydos?, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.) Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1779

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads