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Accession_Number E.23.59
adlib_title Egyptian necklace
Shape Necklace
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
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Decoration String of beads made up of three lines of green cylinders and buff disks, these meet up with a short line of brown beads and then split up into three seperate strings again. There are 14 groups of three lines.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete although it is presumed that the necklace has been restrung. Most of the beads have lost their original glaze and have a slight brown deposit on them.
Technique/Style
Provenance Esna, 1905
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 22 dynasty
Date 945-712
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Image
2002.98.0231.jpg
2002.98.0231.jpg
View of Egyptian Necklace from above.
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2008.08.0083.jpg
2008.08.0083.jpg
Oblique view of a group of objects, clockwise from left: two Egyptian green bead necklaces, one of faience (E.23.41.1-25; E.23.59), four Egyptian faience rings and Egyptian red glass beads (E.23.40.1-4; E.23.42.1-4).
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Height 76.0 from end to end
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Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 20/9/02; 11.01.2006
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