Faience, bead, segmented pattern
1550 BCE-1069 BCE Country
Egypt See full details
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 hole through the centre.
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
Faience, green glaze
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.