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Glazed necklace: E.117.1921

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Current Location: Gallery 24


Glazed necklace




A string of red and white glazed ring beads.

A string of red and white faience (glazedware) beads. Faience was first produced with a blue coloured glaze on the exterior. During the New Kingdom red and white became popular as alternative colours. Found in a grave with E.113-114.1921.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Oxford Expedition to Nubia


Third Intermediate period
Circa -700 BCE - Circa -600 BCE

Components of the work

String Length 0.22 m

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.117.1921
Primary reference Number: 52136
Oldadmincategory: B
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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