String of beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, San -el- Hagar

Dimensions

Overall: Range of diameters is large 0.9 cm (7/16 in.) to small sphere 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.572

Medium or Technique

Glass, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ten beads, of which eight are thick ring beads and two are small flattened ball beads with crossed lines on both sides. They are gray-green glaze spotted with brown.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription