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Beadwork shroud fragments (beads)

Late Period
Dynasty 25–30
ca. 712–343 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Hatshepsut Temple, Middle Terrace, tomb 53 or 54, FN25118, MMA excavations, 1923-24
Glass, faience
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Deir el Bahri, 1923-24. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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