Necklace of Ancient Egyptian Amarna Beads

£ 75.00

An Ancient Egyptian restrung necklace consisting of faience beads, dating back to the Amarna period, the time of the reign of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten). The necklace features tubular khaki green faience beads and small flattened round dark-blue, turquoise and black faience beads, alternated in the same combinations.

Date: Circa 1353 - 1336 BC
Period: Amarna Period
Provenance: Ex. Enfield Collection, acquired in 2013-2015.
Condition: Good condition


SKU: FP-104 Category:

The Amarna period relates specifically to the later half of the 18th Dynasty and the reign of Tutankhamen’s father, Akhenaten, who altered the polytheistic Ancient Egyptian religion. The period saw the first development of monotheistic religion, in which the sun god Aten was worshipped above the other Egyptian gods.

To find out more about Egyptian faience please see our relevant blog post: What is Egyptian Faience?

N.B. Please note this is a general listing, mutliples are available. All necklaces follow the same pattern with the same coloured faience beads.

Weight 3.8 g
Dimensions L 49.5 cm


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