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Bead

c. 1550 BC - c. 1077 BC
Place Of Origin

Shell-shaped bead in blue glazed composition, pierced through for suspension


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Glazed composition
Brief Description
Shell bead, blue glazed composition, Deir el-Bahari, Egypt, New Kingdom
Physical Description
Shell-shaped bead in blue glazed composition, pierced through for suspension
Dimensions
  • Length: 1.3cm
Styles
Credit line
Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
Object history
Found at Deir el-Bahari, 1904-5 excavation season.
Collection
Accession Number
657-1905

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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