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Glazed beads: E.GA.4358.1943

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Current Location: Gallery 24


Glazed beads




11 beads, green-blue glazed, inscribed with cartouche of Shabako.

11 faience (glazed ware) beads with the name of Shabako, who was the third ruler of the Nubian Dynasty 25. It is likely that the beads were directly connected to the royal house or to an official because they include the name of the king.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.056 m
Length: 0.06 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)


25th Dynasty
Late Period
-746 - -664

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Accession number: E.GA.4358.1943
Primary reference Number: 58817
Oldadmincategory: B
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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