Glass bead pendants



Accession Number
EC252
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Body adornment case
Object Type
Jewellery, Bead(s), String of beads
Periods
New Kingdom to Late Period
Material
Glass
Provenance
Egypt
Number of Elements
7 beads

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Description

Seven bead pendants of red and green glass. The likely date from the ate New Kingdom to the Late Dynastic periods. The longest bead is 54mm in length. These pendant drops may have been arranged as a simple string rather than in pendant form.

Bibliography

Carol Andrews 1994 'Ancient Egyptian Jewellery' page 57