About this object

String of beads of glazed faience strung with glazed faience amulets. Purchased from Cairo Museum in 1911 with the provenance being, "Step Pyramid, Sakkara".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period; Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 332 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Nunn Trust, 1954.
  • Collector
    Nunn Trust
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date collected
    1911
  • Measurements
    87 mm x 22 mm x 14 mm
  • Note
    Listed as unlocated in February, 1981.
  • Related people
    Nunn Trust (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Nunn Trust

    Owned from: 1911
    How acquired: Purchased?
    Owned until: 1954
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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