Sunday, November 02, 2008

Daily Photo - String of faience beads


String of faience beads: one short cylinder, nine hemispherical (semi-cone), one hundred and twenty eight spheroids (balls); all with large perforations, some retain blue-green glaze, some are blackened, some eroded.
Period - Dynasty 1 (2890BCE-3100BCE)
Found at - Abydos

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

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