9 December 2004
AN EGYPTIAN CARNELIAN AND RED JASPER BEAD NECKLACE
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, 1550-1307 B.C.
Composed of amulets, including nine flat-backed in the form of a squatting Horus-the-Child, several lotus-seed and floral elements and wadjet-eye, all interspersed with primarily spherical beads; strung in three strands with a modern hook-and-loop closure
16½ in. (41.9 cm.) long
with France Lucas, Paris, 1981.
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For similar examples see pp. 221-222, figs. 310-311 in Donadoni Roveri, ed., Egyptian Civilization, Daily Life.
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