String of Beads

1977.109.5a

On display

A string of ball, barrel and disc-shaped beads of carnelian, amethyst and garnet. One carnelian bead is rod-shaped and pierced at one end, similar to amulets in the shape of a snake’s head. From tomb 24 A’06 at Abydos excavated by Professor John Garstang in 1906.