String of beads and amulets
Findspot: Egypt, el-Rizeiqat
Diameter largest ball bead: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Height x width hawk amulet: 1 1/2 x 1 in. (3.8 x 2.5 cm) Total Length: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
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This string of thirteen beads and amulets includes two melon beads, two ball beads, one scaraboid bead, three hawk amulets, one unclassifiable amulet, two crouched female sphinx amulets, one standing monkey amulet and one flat-backed hippo head amulet.
From Egypt, el-Rizeiqat. 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.
Emily Esther Sears Fund