Egyptian Necklace with Faience Beads

GBP 76.00

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Object Description

A beautiful Egyptian restrung necklace consisting of Ancient Egyptian faience beads, dating back to the Armana period, the time of the reign of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten). The necklace displays a nice motif comprising tubular green faience beads and flattened round pale red and white faience beads, alternated in the same combinations.

The Amarna period relates specifically to the later half of the 18th Dynasty and the reign of Tutankhamen’s father, Akhenaten, who altered the polytheistic Ancient Egyptian religion. The period saw the first development of monotheistic religion, in which the sun god Aten was worshipped above the other Egyptian gods.

Object History

Ex. Enfield Collection, acquired in 2013-2015.

Object Condition

Good condition

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:46 centimeters

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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