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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Beads
Date Made:1570-1070 BCE (New Kingdom)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Faience, carnelian, black stone, glass
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Abydos
Measurements:L. of stand: 9 1/2 in., 24 cm.; Max. L. of tubular beads: 1/4 in., .6 cm.; Max Diam. of tubular beads: 3/8 in., 1 cm.; Diam. of ball beads: 1/4 in., .6 cm.
Accession Number:  MH 1911.26.3.A.M
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Drum-shaped beads of turquoise and black faience, black ball beads, and two yellow biconical glass beads, strung in closed loop.

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

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+1911.26.3.A.M

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