Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya
Diameter and length: 0.9 x 3.6 cm (3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This cylinder bead of translucent cobalt blue glass has faint white stripes. The ends are rough.
From Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).
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