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.)

#9345

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

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