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  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)
    Deir el-Bahari (found)

  • Date:

    c. 1550 BC - c. 1077 BC

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed composition

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of thirteen fragments of longer glazed composition cylinders, which would have been cut up into individual beads. A hole runs through the length of the cylinder, through which individual beads would be strung.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)
Deir el-Bahari (found)


c. 1550 BC - c. 1077 BC

Materials and Techniques

Glazed composition

Marks and inscriptions



Length: 4.3 cm

Object history note

Found at Deir el-Bahari, 1903-4 excavation season.

Descriptive line

Fragment of bead cylinder, blue glazed composition, Deir el-Bahari, Egypt, New Kingdom




Ceramics Collection

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