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Glazed necklace: E.124.1921

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Current Location: Gallery 24

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Description

A string of blue-green glazed, conical flower beads.

A string of faience blue-green beads in the shape of a conical flower. Excavated at the Sanam cemetery and from tomb 1459 (see also E.118.1921 and 121-123.1921, which are from the same tomb).

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.01 m

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Meroitic
Production date: circa 700 BC

Components of the work

String Length 0.58 m

Materials used in production

Faïence

Techniques used in production

Mouldmade

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.124.1921
Primary reference Number: 52142
Oldadmincategory: B
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

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

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