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Egyptian Amarna Period Faience Beads

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

Dynasty XVIII, ca. 1549-1298 BC

Length: 76 cm. (29 15/16 in.)


ex; private American collection, 1970s - early 1980’s

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

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