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String of beads and amulets

Beads: 3 faience cylinder beads, 2 glass "eye" beads, miscellaneous elements of modern necklace; Amulets: Faience, 1 Bes, 1 Ptah-Seker, 2 Ded, 2 unidentified; Seal: Steatite, glazed , figures of Ptah and Horus; Scarab: blue glaze, head of Hathor; Heart Scarab, green stone, uninscribed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J.D Cameron Bradley

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1356–1332 B.C.

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Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, gold, steatite


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets