About this object

Necklace of small discoid beads alternately in orange, yellow and white. White beads have an almost irrudescent sheen (glass?). Diameter of beads is about 6 mm each. From grave S378 and dated to the 18th Dynasty. Found on the neck of a body.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Saft el-Hinna
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
    Glass; Cornelian
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egyptian Research Account, 1906
  • Collector
    Egyptian Research Account
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Saft el-Hinna
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    6 mm x 345 mm
  • Related people
    Egyptian Research Account (Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • Hyksos and Israelite Cities

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
    Publisher: British School of Archaeology in Egypt
    Date: 1906
    Description: Record of Petrie's Egyptian Research Account excavations at Saft el-Hinna.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Egyptian Research Account

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1906
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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