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String of ball beads

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This is a string of 206 black ball beads.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 cm double (13 3/16 in.) Diameter: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1719

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads