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String of shells

Period: Predynastic, Naqada II–Naqada III
Date: ca. 3650–3100 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Hiw (Hu; Diospolis Parva) or Abadiya, Cemetery U, Tomb 325 or 344
Medium: Shell (marine)
Dimensions: L: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)
Credit Line: Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number: 99.4.53

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