Beads

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Findspot: Greece, Euboia, Eretria, Tomb of the Erotes

Accession Number

99.438

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

87 small plain gold beads, of various sizes.

Objects in the MFA from the Tomb of the Erotes include 97.290-97.345, 98.790-98.794, 98.798, 98.893, 99.438, and 21.1213.

Provenance

By 1898: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: 80-90 small gold beads pierced for stringing. From Erotes tomb [at Eretria].); September 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund