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Bead


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This large openwork bead made of blue faience has on either side five different goddesses, each identified by a headdress. The hollow space between suggests the two sides of the plaque were made in identical moulds and joined before firing. Perforated lengthwise.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/28/1962Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Medium
faience
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1662
Measurements
H: 1 3/4 x W: 1 15/16 x W: 1/4 in. (4.42 x 4.98 x 0.57 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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