Czech vintage moulded glass 'Egyptian Revival' Beads 40mm Czech molded glass beads. Egyptian Revival beads. During the 1920's, as a result of the King Tut excavation, there was a movement in the area of jewelry. The jewelry was made to resemble Egyptian jewelry. This jewelry has been called "Egyptian Revival" jewelry. A good example is the markings on these beads which were designed to resemble ancient Egyptian markings. Beautiful and historic beads.