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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Beads
Date Made:1570-332 BCE (Dynasties 18-31)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Turquoise, buff, white, and yellow faience
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:Standard ring bead: 3/16 in.; .4763 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.23.a.3.A.M
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Description:
Ring beads and beads of miscellaneous shape gathered in a round plastic container. Among the miscellaneous shaped are quadruple, triple, and double ring beads; a broken amulet reused as a bead; several ball beads and tubular beads, and a number of irregularly shaped beads.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; jewelry; fashion; costume; beads

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