Egyptian Carnelian and Gold earrings (British Museum exclusive)

    SKU: cmcn433380

    £50.00 Members' price *


    Egyptian capped bead carnelian earrings.

    Based on an ancient Egyptian necklace in the collection of the British Museum (ca. 1900–1800 B.C., Dynasty 12, Middle Kingdom) this piece is strung from carnelian beads capped with gold. Ovoid and ball beads capped either in gold or silver were a popular style for Middle Kingdom jewellery.


    Product code: cmcn433380
    Exhibition: Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
    Details: Please note, pierced earrings cannot be returned for hygiene reasons.
    Material: 24ct matte gold-plated brass with carnelian bead. Gold filled wires.
    Size: Length: 1.8cm
    Weight: 0.04kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

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