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Beads: E.38.1899

Object information




String of 19 spherical and 2 barrel amethyst beads, and 8 carnelian beads.

Find spot

  • Diospolis Parva

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1899)


Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom
-1985 BC - 1648 -1648 BC

Components of the work

String: Length 22 cm

Materials used in production

carnelian also listed as faience. Amethyst and carnelian

Techniques used in production

Carved : Polished

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.38.1899
Primary reference Number: 49716
Oldadmincategory: B
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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