About this object

Two gold plated bronze rings with diameters of 18 mm and 13 mm. One bronze ring of three coils of wire, with diameter of 12 mm and gold ring. Deity shaped amuletic bead pierced through the length, of blue faience. Small flat disc shaped blue faeince bead. Broken blue faience cylinder bead. One small shell. Flat fragment of bronze, probably broken off from a razor. From Esna tomb 305 E'06.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    2055 BC - 1650 BC
  • Materials
    Shell; Egyptian Faience; Bronze; Gold
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egyptian Excavations Committee of the Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
  • Note
    Esna
  • Related people
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology (Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • The Excavations at Esna 1905 - 1906

    Downes, Dorothy

    Author: Downes, Dorothy
    Publisher: Aris and Phillips Ltd
    Date: 1974
    Description: Publication of Professor John Garstang's excavations at Esna based on archives kept in the Garstang Museum of Archaeology, the University of Liverpool. The book is based on a University of Liverpool Ph.D. manuscript by Dr Dorothy Downes who was a former Keeper of Archaeology at Liverpool Museum. The publication brings together Garstang's unpublished photographs, notebooks and individual tomb record cards made by his assistant, Mr Harold Jones. The book includes many objects from both Liverpool collections (World Museum and the Garstang Museum of Archaeology).

Ownership

Previous owners

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