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This is a string of approximately forty dark red ball beads of various sizes.

Provenance

From Egypt, 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: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.) length of string Diameter of largest bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1856

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads