String of beads
Roman Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.
Findspot: Egypt, Hu
Overall length: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of beads made of twenty-three opaque green and yellow conical Roman glass beads plus one blue green barrel bead, one red ball bead, one blue flat floral ring bead and one loose beige ball bead.
From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt. 1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription