String of beads
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, San -el- Hagar
Overall: Range of diameters is large 0.9 cm (7/16 in.) to small sphere 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ten beads, of which eight are thick ring beads and two are small flattened ball beads with crossed lines on both sides. They are gray-green glaze spotted with brown.
From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription