Necklace

1969.01.0001A

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Necklace   (1969.01.0001A)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Personal Artifacts : Adornment : Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, North, Egypt, el-Ashmunein
Period/Date 14th– 17th Dynasties, Hyksos Period, 1720– 1570 BCE
Culture Egyptian
Location On Exhibitin the Egypt exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 55.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 0.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter?) 0.2 cm
Weight 4 g
Measuring Remarks Largest measurement is the length of the necklace and includes string
Materials Glass--Faience
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Firing, Stringing
Munsell Color Information Strong Greenish Blue (2.5 B 4/8) -ns Deep Reddish Brown ( 10 R 2/6) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Divisions for region taken from: Baines & Málek 1980 Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Mrs. Michael (Marajen) Chinigo
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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