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Beads

Date:
9th–19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm) Wt. 0.9 oz. (25.5 g)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.3405a–ff
Not on view
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

Chauncey Murch, Luxor, Egypt (until d. 1907); Mrs. Chauncey Murch(1907–10); Helen Miller Gould, New York (1910; gifted to MMA)
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