About this object

String of blue glaze faience flat disc shaped beads. Good condition. About 20 have come loose and are in a seperate box.

Full length of string will be about 450 mm. Each disc is about 8 mm in diameter.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1850 before
  • Measurements
    20 mm x 225 mm
  • Note
    Joseph Mayer, Catalogue of the Egyptian Museum, No. VIII, Colquitt Street, Liverpool (Liverpool, 1852), p. 23, no. 1373.
    Was given the temporay number 1978.291.97 until identified as M12569 (6 October 2011).
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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