A nice pair of Egyptian beaded necklaces. The Egyptian faience tube beads, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, in shades of light turquoise blue are strung with light purple faceted beads from a later period. Both necklaces about 26 in (63.3 cm) in length. Ex estate of Maria (Lila) Decatur Mayo Deyo Garnett, niece of Ruth Deyo; Ex collection of Ruth Deyo, acquired early-mid 1900's. Mrs. Deyo was a world-renowned musician and personality, well-known for her appreciation of Egyptian culture.
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