Beads and Shells

Tell Fara South, Palestine, Near East

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Cowrie shell and carnelian

Overall: 13/16 x 9/16 in. (2 x 1.5 cm)

Overall: 9/16 x 3/8 x 9/16 in. (1.4 x 1 x 1.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6653

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Israel

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Near East

Not on view

Provenance

British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Univeristy College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

Old Number

Reading Museum # F/600

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