London, South Kensington
27 October 2009
AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION BEAD NECKLACE
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 7TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The multi-strand necklace with tubular mummy beads interspersed with glazed composition and hardstone amulets including two figures of Bes, a djed-pillar, hardstone and 'faience' wedjat-eyes and a lapis lazuli falcon-headed scarab, restrung
13 in. (33 cm.) long
Formerly in a French private collection, 1970s.
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