Bead, Faience cylinder

Production date
1550 BCE-1069 BCE
Country
Egypt
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Description
Long, blue, Egyptian faience bead, with threadhole.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
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Measurements
H50mm x W6mm x D7mm
Media/Materials description
Faience, blue glaze
History and use
As ancient Egyptians had simple, undyed clothes made from flax linen or wool, personal adornment with jewellery was a means of expressing wealth and identity. This bead may have formed part of a large broad collar.
Registration number
E40045

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