Bead

Egyptian
Roman Period
2nd century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt, Tanis

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.627

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Variegated, dark blue etc., glass.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription