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Necklace with claw amulet

Period: Predynastic, Naqada II
Date: ca. 3650–3300 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (el-Kom el-Ahmar), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), Tomb 16, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium: Carnelian (amulet), serpentine, faience (beads)
Dimensions: L: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number: 35.7.32

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