Cylinder bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.9 x 3.6 cm (3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.1058

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This cylinder bead of translucent cobalt blue glass has faint white stripes. The ends are rough.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription