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Glazed necklace: E.184.1921

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 24


Glazed necklace




5 spherical beads, green glazed with decoration in black.

5 spherical beads, made from faience and coloured green with spirals added in black. It is possible that were intended to imitate eyes. From the treasury at Sanam and probably left as a dedication there.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.016 m
Diameter: 0.0175 m

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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

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: E.184.1921
Primary reference Number: 52225
Oldadmincategory: B
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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