EJ1611

An Egyptian Necklace of Gilded Faience Beads, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 332-30 BC

Of gilded white faience tubular beads, interspersed with bright blue faience disk-beads, and restrung with a modern clasp.

Dimensions: Length: 16 3/4 inches (42.6 cm)

Condition: Some gilt missing from tube-beads but otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.

Provenance: Private collection of Geoffrey Metz, Egyptologist and curator of Egyptian antiquities at the Gustavianum Museum, Uppsala University, Sweden, acquired in 1991 from an old US collection.

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