*EGYPT ~ Wig from one of Tuthmoses minor wifes grave. Upper class people shaved their heads because of the heat. In public, they wore wigs. Under the wigs were cones of scent, which melted and made the wearer smell good instead of sweaty.
Neolithic stone beads from early settlements in Sahara, North Africa, ca. Using simple hand-carved tools, stones were placed on a grooved stone and pecked out from both sides. Holes are generally not smooth nor even.
From el-Kurru, yyramid 18 (tomb of Shabitka). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. Credit Line Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition Egyptian, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.