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Necklace, large hexagonal beads (20)

Ptolemaic Period
332–30 B.C.
From Egypt, Lower Egypt
Gold leaf
L. 40.7 cm (16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Purchased from Maurice Nahman, Cairo, 1918.

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