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100 Ancient Egyptian Mummy Faience Beads Dated 2500 - 2700 Years Old

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Seller: hushpuppy22 (2,141) 99%, Location: Tucson, Arizona, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 122746255066 LOT OF 100 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MUMMY FAIENCE ROUND DISCS THESE COLORFUL BEADS WERE INDIVIDUALLY CRAFTED OVER 2500 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 BEADS. 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.THESE BEADS MEASURED FROM 1mm to 3mm IN LENGTH AS SHOWN IN PHOTO Provenance: Ownership History Available, Material: Pottery

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