Brilliant Blue Amarna Bead

$130.72

An Egyptian blue faience amulet featuring a loop a the top and bottom for suspension.

Date: Circa 1353 - 1336 BC
Period: New Kingdom Amarna Period
Condition: Fine condition.

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SKU: EC-298 Category:

The Egyptians wore amulets alongside other pieces of jewellery. They were decorative, but also served a practical purpose, being considered to bestow power and protection upon the wearer. Many of the amulets have been found inside the wrappings of mummies, as they were used to prepare the deceased for the afterlife.

To find out more about Ancient Egyptian amulets please see our relevant blog post: Egyptian Amulets and their Meanings.

Weight 0.78 g
Dimensions W 0.9 x H 2.1 cm
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