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Examples of faience and glazed materials in the
Badarian and in the Naqada period

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the string of beads from a Badarian tomb, the oldest glazed beads
some beads found in graves of the Naqada period


The earliest known glazed objects are steatite beads. They appear about 4000 BC in the Badarian culture.
There are only a few other, mostly small, glazed objects from the predynastic periods.


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