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About 500 ring beads on string, restrung. With one ball bead at one end, and one large flattened biconical bead in the center. Original string in the box.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period or Middle Kingdom,

Object Place for Label

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Asyut, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 0.5 x 1.8 cm (11/16 x 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1892

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads