Beads and amulets

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Largest: 2.3 x 2 cm (7/8 x 13/16 in.) Smallest: 1.3 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1622

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Floral broadcollar elements and deity pendant beads of Hathor and Taweret; Wia bark with sun disk, bottom broken, five triple cylinder beads; as well as three multiple ring beads and a red faience seed pendat. Total of nineteen beads.

Provenance

Said to be from Haggi Qandil. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1561-03.1564, 3.1617-03.1623, E.M.116-E.M.122) for £11. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund