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String of beads and amulets

Period:
Predynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3850–2960 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abadiya or Hiw, EEF excavations 1898–99
Medium:
Carnelian, faience, hematite, limestone, stetite, quartaite
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number:
99.4.52
Not on view
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at Hiw or Abadiya. Received from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Metropolitan Museum, 1899.

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