Beads - ROM2018_16320_11

ROM2018_16320_11

Beads

Medium:Glazed composition (faience) and carnelian
Geography: Excavated at Diospolis Parva, Egypt
Date: c. 2055-1650 BC
Period: 11th-13th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom
Dimensions:
30.7 cm
Object number: 910.181.16
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
DescriptionThis graceful necklace was excavated from a grave and so is an original arrangement of beads.  The blue beads are glazed composition, and the large central bead or amulet is carnelian.
Collection:
Egypt
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