Mandrake Fruit Pendants

M12587
Fourteen yellow and blue faience amuletic pendants in the shape of mandrake fruits. In modern times strung with yellow and light coloured faience and stone beads to form a necklace. This type of fruit-shaped bead were produced to make openwork broad collars characteristic of the 18th Dynasty. When laid on on a sting the length is 150 mm.