Egyptian, blue glazed faience bead

Production date
747 BCE-332 BCE
Country
Egypt
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Description
Egyptian, blue glazed faience bead, with singular perforation forming a central hole. Loss to the glaze.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian amulet
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Measurements
12.6 mm diameter
L15mm x W15mm x D 5mm
Media/Materials description
Faience, blue glazed
History and use
Faience, a white ceramic material mostly composed of crushed quartz, was known from the Predynastic period, and widely used thereafter.
Registration number
E6109.5

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