<em>Beaded Necklace</em>, ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E. Steatite, carnelian, diorite, porphyry, hematite, banded alabaster, agate, soapstone
, 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (6.4 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.301a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.889.301a_erg3.jpg)

Beaded Necklace

Medium: Steatite, carnelian, diorite, porphyry, hematite, banded alabaster, agate, soapstone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (6.4 x 5.7 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 09.889.301a

Image: CUR.09.889.301a_erg3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Eighteen stone beads of different materials and shapes. Eight very narrow elongated barrels of hematite; one very small disk, light brown carnelian; one small ring of red carnelian; one irregular plump drop of light agate, pierced as a pedant; 2 drops of diorite, pierced as pendants; 2 big pendant drops of white calcite, striped with pink lines, longitudinal in one, which is corroded, transversal in the other; one big broad flattened pendant drop of white and black granite (?); one very big disk of black steatite; one papyrus scepter amulet, pierced in stem as pendant, of mottled gray soapstone. Condition: Stringing modern.

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