String of beads

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
332 B.C.–337 A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 58.6 cm (23 1/16 in.) Diameter largest ball bead: 1.1 x 3.4 cm (7/16 x 1 5/16 in.) Diameter smallest ball bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Diameter and length: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.523

Medium or Technique

Glass, agate, faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of eighty-eight beads of various shapes, sizes, colors and materials,
and one very large faceted barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt. Gift of the Estate of Abby F. Harris through Miss Margaret A. Lane

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Abby F. Harris