Six ring beads of garnet: with bores of 0.1cm in diameter, drilled from both sides.
- Found/Acquired: Badari, el-, area 6000
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,El-Badari)
- Length: 0.2 centimetres
- Diameter: 0.5 centimetres
G. Brunton, 'Qau and Badari' I (London, 1927), 84 (distribution list, cemetery 6000).
For other examples of Early Dynastic ring beads in garnet, see G. Brunton, 'Qau and Badari' I (London, 1927), pl.XVII, 86; G. Brunton, 'British Museum expedition to Middle Egypt, 1929-1931 Matmar' (London, 1948), pl.XXII, 65; G. A. Reisner, 'The early dynastic cemeteries of Naga-ed-Dêr' I, (California, 1908), pl.8, (10-11); W. M. F. Petrie, 'Royal Tombs of the Earliest Dynasties' II, pls.XXXIII, 18; XXXVIII, 19; W. M. F. Petrie, 'Tarkhan' II (London, 1914), pl.XLV.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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