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An anklet: composed of black steatite disc beads, Brunton's 86 P12 and one 'Conus' shell filed at both ends; all were originally strung on fibre.
Diameter: 1.40 centimetres
Length: 17.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- From the evidence of this and other anklets, it would appear that anklets were female rather than male ornaments.
Also from this burial: anklet (1919,1015.147) and necklace (1929,1015.145).
G. Brunton, ‘Mostagedda and the Tasian Culture’ (London, 1937), 36, 51, 52; Grave register, pl. VIII; Bead corpus, pl. XXXIX, 86 F21.
For details on Brunton's 86 P12 in G. Brunton & G. Caton-Thompson, ‘The Badarian Civilization’ (London, 1928), Bead corpus, pl. L.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
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