Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cylindrical bead

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada III–Dynasty 1
Date:
ca. 3300–2900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Bone (mineralized)
Dimensions:
L. 2.8 x Diam. 1.5 cm (1 1/8 x 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1916
Accession Number:
16.7.64
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Donated to the Museum by Bashford Dean, 1916.

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