String of Beads and Amulets card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool

String of Beads and Amulets

56.22.191

Currently not on display

Information

String of beads and amulets from the burial of a child, dated to the 12th Dynasty. One large faience barrel shaped bead; ball shaped beads of amethyst, carnaelian, garnet and glass; cylinder shaped beads of faience; amuelts of faience, steatite and feldspar. From tomb 1800 excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society, 1925-26, and given to the East Anglia Egyptian Society in return for their subscription. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Pitted surface, surface dirt, beads are worn.