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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Beads
Date Made:1570-332 BCE (Dynasties 18-31)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Bright blue faience
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:L. of strand: 21 1/4 in.; 54 cm. L. of largest tubular bead: 1 3/8 in.; 3.5 cm. Diam. of largest tubular bead: 1/4 in.; .6 cm. Diam. of largest ball bead: 3/16 in.; .5 cm.
Accession Number:  MH 1910.22.2.A.M
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Description:
Bright blue tubular beads of varying lengths interspersed with blue ball beads and smaller pale turquoise ring beads. One bead in shape of long, flat triangle broken at one end.

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

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