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Bead

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)
    Deir el-Bahari (found)

  • Date:

    c. 1550 BC - c. 1077 BC

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

  • Museum number:

    680-1905

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rectangular blue glazed composition bead, pierced for stringing to either a bracelet or necklace. The front relief decoration shows an archer holding a bow.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)
Deir el-Bahari (found)

Date

c. 1550 BC - c. 1077 BC

Dimensions

Height: 1.5 cm

Object history note

Found at Deir el-Bahari, 1904-5 excavation season.

Descriptive line

Bead with figurative design, blue glazed composition, Deir el-Bahari, Egypt, New Kingdom

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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