- Museum number
Part of a glazed composition bead-net: from the outer chest covering of a human mummy, composed of red, yellow, green, blue and black glazed composition short cylinder beads, strung in pairs, representing a winged scarab. The elytra are marked, with both front and back legs holding solar discs, a few blue glazed composition cylinder beads are all that survive of the surrounding net.
- Production date
Diameter: 0.42 centimetres (each bead)
Height: 10.60 centimetres (max)
Width: 22.60 centimetres (max)
- Curator's comments
J.H. Taylor and N.C. Strudwick, Mummies: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt. Treasures from The British Museum, Santa Ana and London 2005, p. 103, pl. on p. 103.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2005-2008, California, The Bowers Museum, Death and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
- fair (incomplete and glaze faded)
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
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