Egyptian Necklace mug (British Museum exclusive)

    SKU: cmck46800

    £6.99 Members' price *


    A mug with a design inspired by the collar necklaces of ancient Egypt, which were favourites of the gods and pharaohs.

    Probably the most characteristic form of Egyptian jewellery is the collar necklace, which was known as "wesekh" or "weskhet". It was composed of cylinders or tubes strung in horizontal layers around a central choker. The collar often had an outer row of leaf-shaped pendants, but sometimes the leaf beads were strung between two rows of horizontal beads.

    Inspired by these, the mug is decorated with collar necklace patterns, hieroglyphs and two silhouettes of Queen Nefertiti in gold set against a matte black background.


    Product code: cmck46800
    Details: Designed by the Museum's in-house team
    Exhibition: Ancient lives
    World culture: Ancient Egypt
    Size: 8cm (tall) x 11cm (wide, including handle), approx. 200ml capacity
    Materials: Ceramic
    Weight: 0.45kg
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