Bead with three faces
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
332 B.C.–A.D. 364
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Overall: 3.2 x 2.3 cm (1 1/4 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cylindrical, light gray glass with three grotesque faces, two in white, the other in yellow, with eyes and eyebrows deep blue. From Naukratis.
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 August 1886.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription