Bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1356–1332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Amarna

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.8 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.55

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Large red-brown bead in the form of papyrus flower with a green band at wide end; the piercing is incomplete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell el Amarna.1891-2 (Petrie); Imp. 114

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London