Bead, Faience cylinder
1550 BCE-1069 BCE Country
Egypt See full details
Long, blue, Egyptian faience bead, with threadhole.
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
H50mm x W6mm x D7mm
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.