Egyptian bead Necklace with Lapis Lazuli Lotus Flower Amulets

GBP 2,000.00

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Object Description

A restrung necklace string of a glazed composition with fusiform and spherical beads, featuring seventeen lapis lazuli lotus flower pendants to the front.

The Lotus Flower often appears in ancient Egyptian decorations. They believed that the lotus flower gave them strength and power: for this reason it is often found in tomb decorations and in the form of an amulet.

Period: New Kingdom, 1550-1070 BC

Provenance: property of a North London gentleman; previously in a 1940s collection.

64 cm – length

Object Condition

Very fine, with modern clasp.

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Trent Park Equestrian Centre
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St James's Ancient Art
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