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Beads: E.61.1931

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String of blue glazed disk beads, with stained ivory cylinder bead at one end, and bird amulet in centre

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  • Matmar

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931)

Components of the work

Disk Bead: Diameter 0.0025 m
String: Length 0.77 m

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.61.1931
Primary reference Number: 52652
Oldadmincategory: B
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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