Egyptian New Kingdom Faience Necklace An extremely beautiful restrung Egyptian necklace with coloured faience beads. The beads are in the .. Product #: FP-39 Regular price: $1,250.00 $1,250.00 In Stock
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Egyptian New Kingdom Faience Necklace

Product Code: FP-39
Length: 32CM

£1,250.00

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An extremely beautiful restrung Egyptian necklace with coloured faience beads. The beads are in the shape of flat round sics, with notable yellow and red beads in pairs dividing groups of torquoise and blue beads, showing the pristine beauty of this ancient piece. The beads were restrung on modern wire, ready for the addition of a suitable fastner.

The coloured discs were individually crafted in the later New Kingdom Period, the area of the greates Egyptian Pharaohs Tutankhamun and Ramses II. The discs are made of faience, a highly fired  glazed ceramic, whilist the white discs were carved from shell. Similar...

An extremely beautiful restrung Egyptian necklace with coloured faience beads. The beads are in the shape of flat round sics, with notable yellow and red beads in pairs dividing groups of torquoise and blue beads, showing the pristine beauty of this ancient piece. The beads were restrung on modern wire, ready for the addition of a suitable fastner.

The coloured discs were individually crafted in the later New Kingdom Period, the area of the greates Egyptian Pharaohs Tutankhamun and Ramses II. The discs are made of faience, a highly fired  glazed ceramic, whilist the white discs were carved from shell. Similar beads were found in the royal tomb belonging to the Three Foreign Wives of Thutmose III.

Period: Circa 1500-1000 BC

Condition: Very fine, discs complete with some light accretions.

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