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Bead

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)
332–50 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.225

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ivory bead.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription