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String of Beads

Amulet

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Object Number:E9743
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
El-Mahasna
Locus: M386
Period: Old Kingdom
Fifth Dynasty
Sixth Dynasty
Seventh Dynasty
Date Made: 2500- 2170 BC
Early Date: -2501
Late Date: -2169
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Carnelian
Steatite
Amazonite
Faience
Lapis Lazuli
Fossilized Wood
Gold
Bronze
Wood
Serpentine (uncertain)
Iconography:Scarab
Lion
Jackal
Leopard
Animal Head
Face
Hand
Wedjat Eye
Hornet
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account, John Garstang, 1901
Other Number:AES2267 - Other Number

Description

Barrel Beads: carnelian, steatite, 1 amonite, 1 bronze, 1 wood, 1 serpentine(?); Cylinder beads: gold leaf over faience core, 3 steatite; Amulet - Scarab: 1 carnelian, 1 amazonite; Lion: 1 lapis lazuli, 1 fossilized wood; Jackal Head: 1 carnelian, 1 amazonite; Animal Head: 1 lapis lazuli; Leopard Paw: 1 carnelian; Face: 2 amazonite, 3 carnelian; hand/fist clenched: 1 lapis lazuli, 2 carnelian, 1 amazonite; Eye: 1 carnelian, 1 lapis lazuli, Hornet: 1 lapis lazuli, 1 carnelian

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