Egyptian Amarna Period Faience Beads

strung as a necklace with an 18-karat gold S-hook clasp

Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, ca. 1353-1336 BC

Length: 95 cm. (37 7/16 in.)

#1343

ex: private American collection, 1960’s

Comparandum: Liu, Robert ; A Universal Aesthetic. Collectible Beads (Vista, 1995) Dubin, Lois Sherr ; The History of Beads (New York, 1987)