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String of beads and amulets

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This string of beads and amulets consists of nineteen ball beads, three barrel beads, three lentoid beads, one scarab, four hippo head amulets and one falcon amulet.

Provenance

From Egypt, Razigat. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe, in Egypt 1904

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian,

Object Place

Razigat, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10 cm double (3 15/16 in.) Diameter large barrel beads: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Diameter ball beads: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Length large lentoid bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Length small lentoid bead: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Scarab: 1.5 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in.) Length small hippo amulets: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Length large hippo amulet: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1864

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets