About this object

A string of twenty-one beads in dark blue glass. Nineteen are ball shaped; One is disc shaped; and another is ball shaped decorated with incised holes. The string is now broken and the beads are loose.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    About 1295 - 1186 BC (Dynasty 19)
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    John Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    130 mm x 9 mm
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • John Burges Eustace Garstang

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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