<em>Necklace</em>, ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E. Amethyst, stone, faience, 24 in. (61 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
, 26.46. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.26.46_26.159_erg2.jpg)

Necklace

Medium: Amethyst, stone, faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 24 in. (61 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 26.46

Image: CUR.26.46_26.159_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
String of amethysts, ovoid shape graduated beads. At the center of the necklace between the largest beads are four amulets apparently in the form of falcons. Each end of the necklace is finished off with one round black bead and one green faience bead. The workmanship is good and the necklace is a very beautiful specimen. Condition, various slight chips.

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