String of beads
30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, North of Tell Dafana
Overall: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.) Largest bead: 0.7 x 1.7 cm (1/4 x 11/16 in.) Smallest bead: 0.2 x 0.1 cm (1/16 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of fifty-three glass and stone beads of many colors and shapes includes fourteen cylinder beads, one double ball bead and six biconical beads.
From Egypt, North of 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.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription