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String of 36 amethyst ball beads and one small scarab.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S 553 siftings [Excav. date] Mar. 8, 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Middle Kingdom(?)

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L of string 0.168

Accession Number

27.916

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads