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Faience (and glazed objects)
in the Middle Kingdom (about 2025-1700 BC) and Second Intermediate Period
(about 2025 - 1550 BC)

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Figurative faience products became more elaborately worked in the Middle Kingdom.than before.

religious (animal) figures

(often found in tombs of the late Middle Kingdom, compare: Burial customs)

vessels with painted decoration or/and inscriptions

a rattle

inscribed beads and scarabs, more complex jewellery, mainly in glazed steatite


bead of a king of the 13th Dynasty (Sekhemre-Khutawy) UC 13202 - glazed steatite

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