Beads



Accession Number
EC1122a
Current Location
In storage
Object Types
Material, Worked material | Jewellery, Bead(s), Loose bead(s)
Materials
Stone/minerals | Stone/minerals (Carnelian)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Length 17mm | Diameter: 24mm | Length: 22mm
Number of Elements
3

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Description

Three stone beads. The first is a carnelian bead shaped like a seal ring with carved ram-like figure bezel. The second is a rectangular highly polished pink stone. The last is a large flat circular orange translucent bead. These were purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1934.

Wellcome Number
156673 (W)
Auction Details
1934
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 10 Jul 2020

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