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Strand of Beads


Egyptian
1991 BCE - 1802 BCE (12th Dynasty ?)
amethyst
BZ.1953.8.b

On view


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Description
Bracelet-length strand of small, mostly round pale amethysts (a few oval ones). Attached to BZ.1953.8a.


Acquisition History
Bequest of Thomas Whittemore, Boston, who brought the beads to Dumbarton Oaks in April, 1953.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.