String of beads
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana
Length x width: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription