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43 Ancient Egyptian Faience Mummy Beads "sha Sha" Shapes 500Bc

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Seller: tommieboy99 (535) 100%, Location: Boca Raton, Florida, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 252389593694 ANCIENT AUTHENTIC LOT OF 43 EGYPTIAN MUMMY BEADS 500 BC BLOWOUT PRICE WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD!! THESE COLORFUL BEADS WERE INDIVIDUALLY CRAFTED OVER 2000 YEARS AGO IN EGYPT OUT OF CLAY-LIKE FAIENCE. BEADS WERE COMMONLY WORN TO PROTECT THE WEARER FROM MISFORTUNE, RATHER TO EXPRESS STATUS OR WEALTH. IN FACT, THE EGYPTIAN WORD FOR LUCK WAS "SHA", AND "SHA SHA" CAME TO BE THE WORD FOR BEAD. DURING ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TIMES, VIRTUALLY EVERYONE WORE BEADS, MALE,FEMALE, YOUNG AND OLD.THE FAIENCE PASTE WAS ROLLED AROUND A STRING AND CUT INTO SECTIONS WHICH WERE THIN DISCS OR TUBULAR SHAPES. THESE CERAMIC BEADS WERE PRODUCED FOR FUNERAL AND SOME MUMMIES WERE BURIED WITH THOUSANDS OF BEADS. EGYPTIANS BELIEVED THAT THESE BEADS WOULD GIVE THEM IN THE AFTERLIFE A FEELING OF COMFORT AND JOY AS IT DID PREVIOUS TO THEIR DEATH.Size of Beads 1mm to 3mm

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