Biconical beads

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


Object Place: Egypt, Assyiut

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm (7/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1883

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

About fifty beads in assorted shapes and sizes: one double lobed, one bead melon bead, one cylinder bead, two pendant beads. Many ball and ring are of different shades of blue.

Provenance

From Assyiut; Perhaps purchased from Edward Perry Warren. Purchased by A.M. Lythgoe, Dec. 1903

Credit Line

Source unidentified