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String of beads (see 11.2554)

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String of green-glazed stone, garnet (?), and carnelian disk beads strung as a necklace.


From Zawiyet el-Aryan (Accession Date: May 1, 2003)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

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Medium or Technique

Green-glazed stone, garnet (?), and carnelian


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads