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String of beads

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This is a string of beads made of twenty-two large, round, blue green glaze ball beads, plus two blue green cylinder beads and one blue green ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos Tomb G 60. 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, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 27.7 cm (10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.793

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads