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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Beads
Date Made:1570-332 BCE (Dynasties 18-31)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Faience (turquoise, pale blue, buff, and black)
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:L. of strand: 15 3/8 in.; 39 cm. L. of largest tubular bead: 13/16 in.; 2 cm. Diam. of ball beads: 3/16 in.; .5 cm.
Accession Number:  MH 1910.22.1.A.M
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Description:
String of turquoise tubular beads interspersed with ring beads of buff, yellow, and pale blue and including two black ball beads (attached to each other).

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

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