Striped Ball Bead card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Striped Ball Bead


Currently not on display


Large faience hollow ball-shaped bead with alternate segments of light blue and dark blue. Pierced at the top in two places for suspension. Compare with Florence Friedman, 'Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian Faience' (Providence, 1998), pp. 115, 212 and 259 (cat. nos. 181 and 190).