About this object

String of alternating cylindrical beads and disc beads. Was once mounted on card and recorded as 18 inches in length. The measurement of 530 mm long is based on the folded string being 25.5 mm long.

Was found in the 1976 gallery with the wrong number (24.9.00.140) and was assigned this number as it is similar to one string of beads from the Dixon-Nuttall collection that was unlocated. It may require further investigation.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Major W F Dixon Nuttall
  • Collector
    William Frank Dixon-Nuttall
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    530 mm
  • Related people
    William Francis Dixon-Nuttall ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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