String of beads and amulets

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 cm double (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.1885

Medium or Technique

Glass, faience, carnelian, lapis

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a string of approximately eighty beads of diverse materials and shapes, including a large central pendant.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund