Faience, bead, segmented pattern

Production date
1550 BCE-1069 BCE
Country
Egypt
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Description
Egyptian blue/green coloured faience bead. Faience, decorated with a segmented design in black and blue-green glaze, mottled due to age. Hollow, with one home thruogh centre and three additional holes in the surface structure.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
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Measurements
34.8mm Diameter
Media/Materials description
Faience, green glaze
Signature/Marks
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History and use
Similar examples have been found at the end of necklaces, and several found near the temple dedicated to Hathor. These then, perhaps were part of a necklace, presented as an offering to Hathor.
Registration number
E40053.1

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