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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Strand of Beads
Date Made:1570 BCE-525 BCE (New Kingdom to Late Period, Dynasties 18-26)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Gray green and turquoise faience
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:Length of strand: 6 in; 15 cm. Diameter of ball beads: 3/8 in; 1 cm.
Accession Number:  MH 1910.15.A.K
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Description:
Strand of 12 gray green ball beads with 2 turquoise tubular beads, a turquoise drop bead, and a few small turquoise ring beads.

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

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