<em>Necklace</em>, ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E. Carnelian, faience, Length: 23 1/4 in. (59 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
, 26.161. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.26.161_erg2.jpg)


Medium: Carnelian, faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Length: 23 1/4 in. (59 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 26.161

Image: CUR.26.161_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Necklace of carnelian and blue-green faience. A round carnelian bead alternates with an ovoid faience bead. In the center of the necklace is an almost circular piece of carnelian. Excavated at Abydos in 1926 and found in a group of exceptionally fine beads. Condition, center pellet chipped.

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