MET EGYPTIAN AMULET NECKLACE, NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY 18, REIGN OF AMENHOTEP III C. 1390-1353 BC Found in Amenhotep III’s ancient palace complex at Malkata in Thebes during the excavations of 1910-11. Made of Faience and glazed steatite. Amenhotep III’s reign was a period of unprecedented prosperity and artistic splendor, when Egypt reached the peak of its artistic and international power. When he died in the 38th or 39th year of his reign, his son initially ruled as Amenhotep IV,
Ancient Egypt, Late Period, 664-535 BC. Beautiful necklace composed of colorful faience disk beads with a gorgeous steatite scarab pendant. Scarab from the New Kingdom (1570-1070 BC) and is highly detailed with excellent form, suspended on antique brass wire from an early 1900's collection. Re-strung on sturdy necklace wire with silver clasp. Beads are ex-Simonian family collection, Switzerland, scarab ex-British collection acquired in the 1890's-1920's.
by Ancient Resource (Gabriel Vandervort) | Necklace; Ancient Egypt, Late Period, 664-535 BC. blue, red, black and green faience disc and tube beads. Strung with a large and highly-detailed torso of an ushabti. | 575$ ~ Sold, alternate available