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A necklace of fifty-nine long truncated convex bicone beads of cornelian, each gold-capped. The caps are single pieces of gold foil which are shaped over the beads with the folds showing. They are held on to the beads with white cement. The beads are graded in size, with the larger beads in the centre of the string.
Length: 73.70 centimetres (as strung)
- Curator's comments
- Originally registered with this necklace were a cylindrical amulet (now EA 68545 = 1976,0202.1), an amulet depicting three uraei (now EA 68546 = 1976,0202.2) and some pendants of a late, possibly modern, manufacture (now EA 68544 = 1976,0202.3).
The British Museum, 'A Guide to the Third and Fourth Egyptian Rooms' (London, 1904), 213, no. 784;
E. A. Wallis Budge 'A Guide to the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Egyptian Rooms, and the Coptic Room' (London, 1922), 100, no. 784.
- On display (G65/dc1)
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- Egypt and Sudan
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