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String of beads

Period:
Predynastic, Badarian
Date:
ca. 4000–3800 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Matmar, Tomb 3094, BSAE/Brunton excavations, 1931
Medium:
Bone, serpentine, jasper (red), carnelian, turquoise, lapis lazuli
Dimensions:
L. 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.2.27
Not on view
Excavated by Guy Brunton of the British Museum Expedition to Middle Egypt at Matmar, 1931. Allotted to the excavator by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum from Brunton, 1932.

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