Flattened barrel bead

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


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.802

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One flattened barrel bead, surface decorated with incised designs. Each end is decorated with a banded pattern. The decoration in the center is a lengthwise pattern which alternates smooth and diagonal striped designs.

Provenance

From Egypt, Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes