About this object

Two halves of a gold cone shaped bead. Hollow and contains what appears to be clay or light cream coloured resin. They originally joined together to form a lozenge shaped bead (as recorded on 1939 evacuation list no. 1023). Grave number not recorded.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    1985 BC - 1773 BC
  • Materials
    Gold
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the General Committee of the Institute of Archaeology, The University of Liverpool
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
    1905
  • Measurements
    25 mm x x 11 mm
  • Related people
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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