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Beads

Museum number:
6-20954
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ark:/21549/hm21060020954
Alternate number:
752
Accession number:
Acc.54/56/63/107
Object count:
300
Description:
21 oz. black and white beads from crocodiles, some on original string. Ptolemaic
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Cemetery 5, Tebtunis, Faiyum region
Verbatim coll. place:
Tebtunis (Umm el Baragat)
Culture or time period:
Ptolemaic dynasty (332–31 BC)
Collector:
Arthur S. Hunt and Bernard P. Grenfell
Collection date:
1899-1900
Taxon:
Crocodylus niloticus
Object type:
archaeology
Department:
Ancient Egypt
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