Faience object



Accession Number
EC1978e
Current Location
In storage
Object Types
Material, Worked material | Jewellery, Necklace, Pendant
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Material
Stone/minerals (Lapis lazuli)
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna
Measurements
Height: 10mm | Width: 13mm | Depth: 3mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A worked piece of lapis, with traces of orange plasticine still present. It is almost circular with a curl to the centre in the manner of a shell, and pierced at the centre. It is perhaps part of a pendant or amulet. Possibly from Amarna.