String of beads
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Findspot: Egypt, el-Hiba
Overall: 25 overall length x 1.8 cm (diameter of largest bead)
Medium or Technique
Glass, faience, amethyst, quartz
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This string of beads contains one faience ball bead (1.8 cm), one quartz ball bead (.9 cm), two amethyust barrel beads (.9 x .7 cm), nine glass cylinder beads, ten glass ball beads, one biconical glass bead, four large glass ring beads and one double ring bead.
From Egypt, el-Hiba. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription;