Bead

Near Eastern, Levantine, Syrian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. .014

Accession Number

49.96

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

From Tell Fakhariyah. Carnelian bead: incised design of crossed lines with very simple palm-like motif at each end.

Provenance

From Tell Fakhariyah, Sounding IV, Floor 7; 1940: excavated by the Marriner Memorial Expedition in Tell Fakhariyah; by 1949: with the Marriner Memorial Expedition; 1949: given to the MFA by the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition.

Credit Line

Gift of the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition