Beads



Accession Number
AR50/3465
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Predynastic case
Object Type
Jewellery, Bead(s), String of beads
Period
Predynastic Period
Materials
Stone/minerals (Carnelian) | Stone/minerals (Serpentine) | Stone/minerals (Steatite)
Provenance
Egypt, Armant, Grave 1656
Measurements
Height: 19mm | Length: 4mm (largest bead)
Number of Elements
3 beads

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Description

Three stone beads from Armant, grave 1656 (the grave of an adult). The Petrie museum distribution list describes these as being made of carnelian, serpentine and steatite.

Other Identity
B.56 | 1656
Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | University College London
Excavation Details

Egypt Exploration Society

Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 04 Feb 2021

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