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Glazed necklace: E.184.1921

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Current Location: Gallery 24

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Glazed necklace

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Description

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

Dating

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

Materials used in production

Faïence

Techniques used in production

Mouldmade

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: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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