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Bead



Stone

3/8 x 1/4 x 3/8 in. (1 x 0.6 x 1 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: S.65
Geography: Africa, Egypt
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Adornments
Culture/Nationality: Egyptian

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  • beads - Refers to small objects, of any shape or material, pierced so that they may be strung or hung or attached, as by sewing.
  • Egyptian - Refers to the styles and culture that developed in antiquity in the Nile Valley in the area of modern-day Egypt and southwards. For the cultures and styles of the modern nation of Egypt, use "Egypt (modern)."
  • stone - General term for rock that has been cut, shaped, crushed, or otherwise formed for use in construction or other purposes. Includes the specific archaeological and anthropological sense of individual stones which may be decorated or ornamented and which may be used in ritual contexts. These are usually not carved or dressed, and so differ from sculptures made from stone.

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