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Large red-brown bead in the form of papyrus flower with a green band at wide end; the piercing is incomplete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell el Amarna.1891-2 (Petrie); Imp. 114

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

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

Findspot

Tell el Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.8 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.55

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads