String of beads
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
332 B.C.–337 A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 58.6 cm (23 1/16 in.) Diameter largest ball bead: 1.1 x 3.4 cm (7/16 x 1 5/16 in.) Diameter smallest ball bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Diameter and length: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, agate, faience, carnelian
Not On View
This is a string of eighty-eight beads of various shapes, sizes, colors and materials,
and one very large faceted barrel bead.
From Egypt. Gift of the Estate of Abby F. Harris through Miss Margaret A. Lane
Gift of the Estate of Abby F. Harris