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Accession_Number E.23.60
adlib_title Egyptian necklace
Shape Necklace
Shape_description A long necklace comprising of hundred of very small shell beads.
Material Shell
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration The beads are varying in colour but the prominant colour is green. The string the beads are on is actually too long for the beads so it likely not the original string suggesting that these beads were probably not all worn together.
Inscriptions
Condition The necklace is well preserved although several of the beads have become rough and/or chipped.
Technique/Style
Provenance Esna
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 22 dynasty
Date 945-712
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0235.jpg
2002.98.0235.jpg

2002.98.0236.jpg
2002.98.0236.jpg
Top view of an Egyptian shell necklace.
2002.98.0237.jpg
2002.98.0237.jpg
Top view of an Egyptian shell necklace.
2011.03.0032.jpg
2011.03.0032.jpg
Top view of an Egyptian shell necklace.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 80.8 from tip to tip
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Egypt
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 11.09.2002; 11.01.2006; 06.05.2016
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