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String of beads (38 beads)

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Provenance

From Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887. (Accession Date: January 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Findspot

Tell Dafana, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.681

Medium or Technique

Various hard stones and shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads