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Bead

Amulet

Object Number:29-65-471
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Dendereh
Locus: 65-13:065
Period: Middle Kingdom
Date Made: 1980 - 1630 BCE
Early Date: -1981
Late Date: -1629
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold
Length: 0.18 m
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Dendereh, Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915-1923
Other Number:D 354 - Field No SF

Description

162 minute, red gold disc beads to which probably belong the following amulets of similarly colored gold: (1) scarab with scarab engraved on base; (2) vulture; (3) wedjat eye.

Probably Middle Kingdom.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

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