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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Beads
Date Made:1570-332 BCE (Dynasties 18-31)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Bright blue, turquoise, dark blue, and ivory-colored faience
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:L. of strand: 42 1/2 in.; 108 cm. Max. L. of tubular beads: 3.6 cm. Max. Diam. of tubular beads: .4 cm. Max L. of ring beads: .2 cm. Max. Diam. of ring beads: .4 cm.
Accession Number:  MH 1910.22.5.A.M
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Description:
String of tubular beads in bright blue, dark blue, and turquoise, alternating with ivory-colored ring beads.

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

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