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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Necklace
Date Made:2040 -1782 BCE (Dynasties 11-12)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Amethyst
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Luxor
Measurements:Overall: 28 in; 71.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1933.1.A.J
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Grant Williams (Caroline Ransom, Class of 1896) from the collection of Professor Louise Fitz Randolph
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Necklace of amethyst beads, both ovoid and ball shaped in graduated sizes. Total of 101 beads. Modern stringing.

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

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