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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.


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

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund


Object Place

Razigat, Egypt


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


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets