About this object

A string of glass and faience beads with a red faience Wedjat Eye of Horus amulet suspended from the centre. Some beads are polychrome blue, black, yellow, white, brown. New Kingdom or Third Intermediate Period.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes: Ramesseum
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1186 BC
  • Materials
    Glass; Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes: Ramesseum
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    375 mm x 28 mm
  • Note
    From Quibell's excavations for the Egyptian Research Account 1896; see J E Quibell, 'The Ramesseum' (London, 1898).
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner); Flaxman Charles John Spurrell (Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

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