Medium: Carnelian, faience
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
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.