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Ball bead

Large, round, black glass ball bead with yellow zig-zag decoration and a large boring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Fayoum.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Fayoum, Egypt

Accession Number

02.814

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads