About this object

Hollow bead, reddish gold colour. Wide waist tapering to both ends. Provenance only recorded as Upper Egypt. Abydos or Esna?

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom; New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    2055 BC - 1295 BC
  • Materials
    Gold
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1949 before
  • Measurements
    15 mm x 10 mm x 10 mm
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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