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Flower Necklace of Faience Beads of Tutankhamen

By Egyking

This necklace consists of several rows of faience beads. Although the technique of making pottery was in existence long before Tutankhamun ascended the throne, it was only during the reign of his predecessor, Akhenaten, these necklaces with colorful garlands of flowers imitating came into heavy use. Each line represents a fruit or berry, a petal or leaf.

Flower Necklace of faience beads of Tutankhamen
Blueberry, lotus, and mandrake were among the flowers, and olive and willow trees are the leaves of the Egyptian New Kingdom regularly used for their garlands. The berries are generally of the nightshade plant. With a PE Newberry, a partner at Carter, was able to determine the season in which Tutankhamun was buried on the basis of the growing seasons of plants used in garlands of King. According to Newberry, the funeral took place from mid March to late April. One of the many garlands placed around the third or innermost, the coffin was composed of two real flowers and glass beads. other necklaces made entirely of faience beads were found on the mummy, and others were scattered over the various rooms of the tomb.
Made ground quartzite, associated with an element of pigmentation, ceramic beads could be shaped by hand or cast into a mold. They were then dried and fired, producing a hard, porcelain like finish. The white glaze terminals shown here contains an elaborate design consists of several rows of petals, flowers and fruit. Five flexible strands of beads, each ending in a flower, are suspended from the terminals.


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