An Egyptian restrung amuletic blue faience bead necklace

An Egyptian restrung amuletic blue faience bead necklace

Code: 2054

£600.00
 
Description: A restrung amuletic blue faience bead necklace comprising eight blue faience amulets including depictions of Anubis, Horus, Taueret, Thoth and single and multiple Udjat Eyes, some amulets of degenerate type, others relatively well-modelled. The amulets are restrung equidistant on a double stranded necklace of dark blue long cylindrical beads with blue, brown and cream spacer beads of short circular type. Two amulets with chipped bases but most entire, a nice group.

Size: String 680 mm/26 ins. in length, the amulets 14-28 mm/0.5-1.1 ins. in size, the long cylindrical beads 11-17 mm/0.4-0.7 in. in length

Culture: Egyptian

Date: The beads and amulets dating from the Late Dynastic Period, 1st Millennium B.C.

Provenance: From a East Sussex private collection.