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String of beads and amulets

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This string of beads and amulets consists of one hundred twelve ball beads, four barrel beads, one conical bead, and three hawk amulets.


From Egypt. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Object Place



Overall: 26 cm double (10 1/4 in.) Diameter large barrel bead: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) Diameter small barrel beads: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Length conical bead: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.) Length x width large amulet: 1.3 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.) Length x width small amulets: 1.1 x 0.6 cm (7/16 x 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads