Friday, August 06, 2010

Photo for Today - Faience bead dress (Petrie Museum)

Museum number - UC17743

Part of network dress of blue and black faience beads mostly cylinder and two blue and black faience breast 'caps', also quantity loose beads, and two strings of Mitra beads, probably part of the original dress. Dynasty 5 ? (2345BCE-2494BCE). Found at Qau.
Reconstructed height 95 cms width 24 cms

Copyright: Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
University College London
With my thanks

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