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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Necklace with a blue floral-shaped bead
Date Made:1570-1293 BCE (New Kingdom, Dynasty 18)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Faience, predominantly pale turquoise
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Abydos
Measurements:L. of strand: 49 1/4 in., 125 cm.; Max. L. of tubular beads: 13/16 in., 2 cm.; Max. Diam. of tubular beads: 1/8 in., .2 cm; Diam. blue floral bead: 1/4 in., .6 cm.
Accession Number:  MH 1911.26.2.A.M
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Strand of pale turquoise tubular beads, alternating with ring beads of turquoise, yellow and brown; one bright blue floral-shaped bead, strung in closed loop. Modern stringing

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

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