Here's your chance
to wear jewelry that might have adorned a Sumerian noblewomen
or an Egyptian princess up to 5,000 years ago! Both the Sumerian
and Egyptian cultures used small ceramic beads in great quantities,
both for personal adornment and as decorations for home (probably
beaded curtains). The Sumerians made their beads from steatite,
a type of ceramic that usually came in black, white or gray. The
Egyptians used faience, which came in a variety of earth tones
ranging from light green to blue to soft red. Egyptian beads are
often called "mummy beads" because they were often found
Genuine Ancient Egyptian Faience "Mummy" Beads. Circa 600 BC.
Egyptian Mummy Bead
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