String of Beads and Taweret Amulet


String of beads and amulets: one green jasper lentoid bead 13 mm; one silver Taweret amulet 18 mm; five carnelain hippopotamus heads 7.5 mm; three amethyst hippopotamus heads 7.5 mm; four feldspar hippopotamus heads 7.5 mm. Fine technique and good preservation. From the 'western pit' grave of Abydos Tomb 16 A'06 that consisted of two pit graves. Register entry 1906: Odd beads of stone and small silver Thoueris. XII dynasty. 16 A'06.