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String of beads

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This is a string of thirty-four carnelian ring beads in good condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Kafr Ghattati, tomb 8: [K.G.8]. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–2, 3100–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Kafr Ghattati, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 0.6 x 0.3 cm (1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1823.1-34

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads