Cylinder bead

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Length: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1446

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

One large blue faience cylinder bead. See notes for original description.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / 500.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition