About this object

String with five barrel-shaped beads; one wedjat eye of horus amulet; one fly-shaped amulet with inscription. Also, one small shell.

Discovered during the 1905 excavations at the cemetery to the north of Esna, by John Garstang in grave 16

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1100 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience; Shell
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    62 mm
  • Related people
    Edith Danson ( Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson ( Previous owner); John Raymond Danson ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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