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Shell beads

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6 (?)
2323–2150 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .135 Length:

Accession Number

99.754

Medium or Technique

Shell, faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

White shells, blue glaze beads and a carnelian amulet at one end.

Provenance

From Hu(Diaspolis Parva), Egypt. 1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription