String of beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana

Dimensions

Length x width: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

87.686

Medium or Technique

Glass, stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

There are nine large, dark green faceted glass ring beads and ten assorted stone and glass beads, including two stone pendants. Colors include two red glass beads, one blue glass bead, one pinkish-white glass bead, two green glass beads, one round bead, and one green glass barrel bead. Corners are rounded.

Provenance

From Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription