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Title:

Glazed beads

Maker(s) &
Production:

, production, Nubia

Category:

jewellery

Name:

amulet

Date:

circa 700 B.C. circa 600 B.C.

Period(s):

Meroitic; Third Intermediate period

Description(s):

6 lion head pendants, blue glazed faience
6 faience lion head pendents or amulets; green-blue in colour. Each is identical and made from the same mould. It is possible that they represent the god Bes, who takes features from a lion, but they are too stylised to say for certain. found in tomb 1010 in the Sanam cemtery.

Find Spot:

Meroe Sudan; grave 1010

Technique:

mouldmade

Material:

faïence

Dimension:

length, 0.01, m

Acquisition:

given; 1921; Oxford Expedition to Nubia

Accession:

Object Number: E.133.1921
(Antiquities)
(record id: 52151; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-03-23)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/52151





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