About this object

Graduated ball beads of alternating material (carnelian and amethyst) clasp formed from a long carnelian cylinder bead.

1930 evacuation no. 1194 [case 53].

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    2055 BC - 1650 BC
  • Materials
    Cornelian
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Anonymous Donation, 1901
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1901
  • Measurements
    298 mm x 20 mm x 10 mm
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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