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String of beads

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String of beads composed of seventy-four short cylinder beads.

Provenance

From: Kafr Ghattati 2 [K.G.2] tomb 2, Egypt; excavated by the Harvard University–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, Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–2, 3100–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Kafr Ghattati, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter and length of beads: 0.4 x 0.3 cm (3/16 x 1/8 in.) Overall length of string: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2560

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads