Necklace with Bes and Taweret Pendants
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
Gold, faience, carnelian
ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Necklace with Bes and Taweret Pendants, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Gold, faience, carnelian, Length: 6 in. (15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.580.201. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 12/7/2006
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Necklace of carnelian beads with twenty hollow gold nefer pendants, twenty-six faience deity and floral motif beads, and in center, four small gold beads, three of which are in Taweret form, and one a Horus falcon. At each end globular gold bead (modern) with closed link. An assembled necklace.
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