Egyptian Polychromatic Faience Necklace


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Object Description

A beautiful ancient Egyptian, restrung necklace consisting of faience beads in different shapes and colours. The tubular turquoise beads, alternate with red and white smaller, flattened disc beads. A larger dark blue tubular bead in the centre draws attention to the necklace. The vibrant blue of this bead was meant to imitate the more expensive, semi-precious stone lapis lazuli. The necklace is finished with a small silver plated clasp. Please be aware that the clasp has not been professionally tied.

Date: Circa 1550 – 1070 BC
Period: New Kingdom Period

Object Condition

Condition: Excellent condition, necklace has been restrung.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    H:48.5 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

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

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