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Carnelian necklace: E.59.1912

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19


Carnelian necklace




String of various beads, including amethyst and carnelian

Measurements and weight

Length: 54 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt


First Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period
Production date: circa 3000 BC

Materials used in production

also other assorted materials Carnelian

Techniques used in production

Carved : Polished

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.59.1912
Primary reference Number: 51398
Oldadmincategory: B
Oldadminnumber: 1240
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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