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Beads

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.) Length of string, doubled Overall: 2.2 x 0.9 cm (7/8 x 3/8 in.) Cylinder

Accession Number

03.1772

Medium or Technique

Shell, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

34 long cylindrical and 8 cone-shaped faience with white and green glaze; and 6 shell beads

Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription