Beads

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .35 Length: double

Accession Number

03.1563

Medium or Technique

Garnet

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Garnet; barrel beads of graduated sizes.

Provenance

Said to be from Haggi Qandil. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1561-03.1564, 3.1617-03.1623, E.M.116-E.M.122) for £11. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund