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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Necklace of brown, turquoise and yellow faience beads
Date Made:945-712 BCE (Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Brown, turquoise, blue and yellow faience
Place Made:Africa; Asia; Egypt
Measurements:Maximum height of ring beads: 1/8 in., .2 cm.; Maximum diameter of ring beads: 1/8 in., .2 cm; Maximum length of tubular beads: 3/16 in., .5 cm.
Accession Number:  MH 2000.486.1.INV
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Strand of ring beads, with 5 tubular beads and a few ball beads. Beads predominantly brown, but also included are turquoise, blue and yellow beads. Surface shiny. Modern stringing

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; jewelry; beads; necklaces

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