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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Beads
Date Made:1570-332 BCE (Dynasties 18-31)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Turquoise faience
Place Made:Egypt; possibly Abydos
Measurements:Max. L. tubular beads: 4/5 in., 2 cm.; Max. Diam. ball beads: 1/4 in., .6 cm.; Max. Diam. ring beads: 1/10 in., .2 cm.; Max. L. irregular beads: 2/5 in., 1 cm.
Accession Number:  MH 1911.26.6.A.M
Credit Line:Possibly gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Assorted loose beads, consisting of twelve tubular beads; four ball beads; one fragmentary ball bead; three ring beads; two irregularly shaped beads.

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

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