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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

String of beads

Period:
Roman Period
Date:
30 BC–364 AD
Geography:
From Egypt, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 1, Grave 2535, University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1911–1912
Medium:
Carnelian, glass
Dimensions:
l. 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.125.52
Not on view
Excavated by F. Ll. Griffith during his 1911-1912 season at Gebel Faras. Ceded to Griffith in the division of finds. Sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Griffith, 1913.

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