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String of Beads

Date:
4th century
Geography:
Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Ivory (for the most part), glass
Dimensions:
Overall (string):L. 9 3/16 x 3/16 in. (23.4 x 0.4 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.8.32
Not on view
Tomb XXIII, al-Bagawat, Kharga Oasis
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