Egyptian Amarna Blue Bead Necklace

GBP 400.00

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Object Description

A restrung Ancient Egyptian necklace with blue faience beads from the Amarna period. The beads display alternating shades of blue, which mimic the colours of lapis lazuli and turquoise. This simple but beautiful design has a distinctly timeless quality.

The Amarna Period of Egyptian history began with the reign of Akhenaten, the father of Tutankhamun in 1353 BC, and lasted up until 1292 BC. The period was marked by a rise in monotheism and by a surprising change in artistic style, which had previously been very consistent, making Amarna period art particularly recognisable.

Date: Circa 1353 – 1336 BC

Object Condition

Fine, the necklace has been restrung.

Object Details

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA