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Monday, April 11, 2016

Faience was a widely used material in jewellery making in ancient Egypt. It was made of ground quartz with added colorant to imitate gem stones that were expensive at that time. The most popular color was a blue-green imitation turquoise.

Group of 16 amulets strung as a necklace, in the typical bright faience blue


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