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This necklace includes 152 ball beads, graduated in size and one cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos. 1902: 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 on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasties 11–13, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 82 cm (32 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.696

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads