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String of beads and Imsety amulet

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This string is comprised of thirty-nine disc beads, forty-three long cylinder beads (one with a dark stripe), and one Imsety amulet (bored at each end). The modern stringing has a small strip of ancient [?] textile. [The added strip of textile is seen on a number of early acquisitions,...

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From Egypt. Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

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Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

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Diameter disc beads: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.) Length x width amulet: 5.6 x 2 cm (2 3/16 x 13/16 in.) Diameter and length largest cylinder bead: 0.4 x 4.5 cm (3/16 x 1 3/4 in.) Diameter and length smallest cylinder bead: 0.4 x 1.1 cm (3/16 x 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads