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Egypt, Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic Periods, ca. 1290 to 30 BCE. An attractive necklace comprised of ninety-seven small seed and sixty-nine long cylindrical faience beads, in a variety of blue, green, and cream hues - all made in the ancient Egyptian period and restrung in modern times. This necklace, elegant for its minimalist composition, would have been worn by many castes of Egyptian women. Wearable and stylish! Size: 15" L (38.1 cm); length of largest bead: Size: 0.5" L (1.3 cm).

Provenance: private Chicago, Illinois, USA collection, acquired in the 1980's

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Wearable as shown. Some beads have minor losses and earthen/mineral deposits, otherwise very good.

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Egyptian Faience Beaded Necklace - 3000 years old!

Auction ended on Mon, Feb 26, 2018
Estimate $250 - $350
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