About this object

Lentoid-shaped name bead bearing an engraved vertical inscription on one side, of the cartouche (prenomen) of King Psamtek I. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 610 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1900s early
  • Measurements
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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