Beads,ca. 1550–1295 B.C. These beads are made of faience, a non-clay ceramic material. They are threaded onto modern string and might originally have been part of necklaces that were given to the goddess Hathor as offerings. ca. 1550–1295 B.C. From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri. Image 587882 from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in public domain.