University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 48-29-95
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Section:African
Materials:Glass
Fiber
Length: 40
Outside Diameter:5
Credit Line:Gift of Presbyterian Board of Missions, 1948

Description

Double strings of blue and white small beads, joined by short single strings; flat round pendant covered with blue, white, and brown beads with bead and shell fringe. Sometimes worn by a woman at a zar (ceremony performed by and for persons possessed by a sheikh or sheikhs).


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