Almost time for autumn! Collected during an excavation of the Ancient Egyptian city of Tebtunis in 1900, this necklace dates to the Late Middle Kingdom about 4,000 years ago. The leaf-shaped and tubular beads are possibly Egyptian faience, a non-clay-based ceramic made of crushed quartz or sand that is often colored turquoise or blue when fired due to the presence of metal oxides. PAHMA 6-20902. #hearstmuseum #egypt #necklace #faience #leaves
Necklace; three strands separated in center by a long vertical gold bead. The two upper strands of small gold, carnelian, and blue glass balls; lower strand of small gold balls and pendants of gold, amazon stone, and blue glass. At each end three gold tubular beads.
by Ancient Resource (Gabriel Vandervort) | Necklace; Ancient Egypt, Late Period, 664-535 BC. blue-green faience tube beads interspersed with fine yellow, green, red, blue and black disk beads. Restrung on modern jewelry wire and silver beads and clasp | 375$
Egyptian Faience Bead and Djed Pillar Necklace, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 BCThe djed symbol is one of the more ancient and commonly found symbols in Egyptian mythology. It is a pillar-like symbol in hieroglyphics representing stability. It is associated...