Egyptian Carnelian and Gold necklace

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Egyptian capped bead carnelian necklace.

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: CMCN433390
  • Dimension: Adjustable length: 45cm - 50cm
  • Exhibition: Ancient lives
  • Material: 24ct matte gold-plated brass, with carnelian beads.
  • Illustrations: Ancient lives
  • Details: Hook and eye clasp.
  • Weight: 0.50 Kg

Egyptian capped bead carnelian necklace.

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: CMCN433390
  • Weight: 0.50 Kg