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There are about six hundred very small ring beads in green, brown. blue, black, yellow, and orange.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell Nebasha. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 106 cm (41 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.981

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads