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String of Beads

Object Number:E7781
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 106
Date Made: 100 BC-AD 300
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 300
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Shell
Glass
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

"17 small cowrie (cone- DCP, 1982) shells pierced longitudinally, separated by small spacers of gilt or blue glass and red paste, 19 in all. From the centre hangs a flat oval of mother of pearl, 0.053M in length, apparently a nose-guard. Restrung beads fround scattered in tomb." -Woolley and McIver, Karanog, the Romano-Nubian Cemetery. 1910:250-251

Bibliography:

[Book] Randall-MacIver, David, and Woolley, Charles L. 1910. Karanog; the Romano-Nubian Cemetery (text).. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expediton to Nubia, III. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 250-251View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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