String of beads

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu

Dimensions

Overall length: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.752

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

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.

Provenance

From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt. 1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription