String of beads

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Diameter, largest: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Diameter, smallest: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.768

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

There are in all nineteen ring beads: five red, thirteen green and one blue.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell Nabasha (Am). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887. (Accession date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription