Bracelet, faience mummy-net beads restrung as 'bracelet'

Production date
1550 BCE-1069 BCE
Country
Egypt
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Description
Bracelet, comprised of a series of blue-green, cylindrical faience beads, varying slightly in size, shape and colour. The bracelet ends in two triangularly fashioned faience pieces, perhaps to aid closure via ribbon.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
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Measurements
L190mm x W22mm x D3mm
Media/Materials description
faience
History and use
Egyptian blue coloured faience cylindrical beads strung to make a bracelet for the tourist trade. It is likley these beads were once part of a mummy-bead net.
Registration number
E40131

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