An Egyptian faience mummy bead Necklace, ca. 664 - 332 BC

a delicate necklace of disc-shaped blue-green faience beads and two areas of beautiful dark brown faience, the pure earthy colors the Egyptians associated with magical power. These brown sections flank a central section of blue-green representing new life, rejuvenation, rebirth.

Condition: Re-strung with modern clasp, beads are intact and in excellent condition overall.

Dimensions: Length: 21 inches (53.5 cm)

Provenance:  Private Californian collection, acquired in the 1950's and then by descent.


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