Triple cylindrical bead

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Ancient town, near Tell Defenneh

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 1.1 cm (5/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.614

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Triple cylinder bead. Light reddish brown no glaze. 87.614-87.624 a set.

Provenance

From the Ancient town, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription