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String of beads


String of discoidal beads of blue glazed faience, carnelian and lapis lazuli: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Badari, Predynastic Period, c. 4400 - 3100 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

String of beads

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


Predynastic Period, Ancient Egyptian

Style / Culture

Predynastic Period, Ancient Egyptian


Faience, Carnelian, Lapis lazuli

Collection place(s)

Badari, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Fascinating Mummies (11 Feb 2012 - 27 May 2012)
    National Museum of Scotland


Caton Thompson, G. and Brunton, G. The Badarian civilization and predynastic remains near Badari (1928), 56, pls. 33, 46

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