Barrel shaped eye bead

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 13/x

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2523

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Dark blue glass with eye motif, spots of yellow with black dot in middle. The bead is chipped at one end.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 13/x, 1911:Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition