String of beads
Roman Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.
Findspot: Egypt, Hu
Overall length: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of beads made of twenty-three opaque green and yellow conical Roman glass beads plus one blue green barrel bead, one red ball bead, one blue flat floral ring bead and one loose beige ball bead.
From Egypt, Hu. 1899: 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