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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Necklace   (1912.01.0026)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Ptolemaic, 3rd - 1st century BCE
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 17.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.4 cm
Weight 71 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Shell
Manufacturing Processes Stringing
Munsell Color Information Yellowish White (5y 9/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. Catalogue of Exhibition of Antiquities found by the Officers of the Egypt Exploration Fund at Abydos and Atfieh exhibited at King’s College, Strand, Egypt Exploration Fund, 1912. Oswego Daily Times, Saturday Evening, September 28, 1912, p.3. JOHNSON, John de M., “Excavations at Atfieh”, ArchRep 1910-1911, Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1911, p.5-13. JOHNSON, John de M., “Excavations at Atfieh, etc.”, ArchRep 1911-1912, Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1912, p.12-16. - Correspondence between the Egypt Exploration Society and the University of Illinois, September-December 1912. - Correspondence between Pauline Parent and Charlene Cassier, March 2014.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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