String of Beads card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

String of Beads

12.9.13.4b

Currently not on display

Information

String of blue faience cylinder beads, and assorted small amulets of falcons, two hippos, a female sphinx, a hand etc in carnelian, jasper, feldspar and amethyst; one silver beads; many of these amulet types are typical of the First Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom. Described in W. M. F. Petrie's notes as "sard drop necklace" but no mention of the tomb number. Perhaps cemetery D no. 413 "jasper pendants etc".