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Faience and carnelian necklace: E.52.1903

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Faience and carnelian necklace




String of spherical and tear-drop shaped beads, blue glazed, and 2 amulets and a barrel bead in carnelian

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1903) by The Beni Hasan Excavation Committee


Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom
-2055 BCE - -1650 BCE

Components of the work

String Length 67 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulded : Polished

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.52.1903
Primary reference Number: 50659
Oldadmincategory: B
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 December 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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