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String of thirty-six white and black, graduated ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sinai. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.) Diameter of largest: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.) Diameter of smallest: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

05.143

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads