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String of disc beads

Late Period
522–343 B.C.
From Egypt, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 1, Grave 53 B (formerly 1/53 A2), University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1910–1912
L. 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Oxford University Expedition to Nubia, 1926
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Oxford Expedition to Nubia at Faras 1910-1912. Allotted to the Oxford Expedition by the government in the division of finds. Then, received by the Museum in 1926.

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