About this object

String of beads and amulets consisting of: cylinder beads; barrel shaped beads; ball shaped beads; a disc shaped bead which seems to be a recylced piece of cut faience; a black stone ball-shaped bead; a hawk amulet bead and a shaped bead of unrecognisable design.

From either tomb E405 or E145 2h.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    2055 BC - 1650 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience; Stone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egyptian Research Account, 1900
  • Collector
    Egyptian Research Account
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1900
  • Measurements
  • Related people
    Egyptian Research Account (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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