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Beads

Two glaze, one bronze; one dark brown glass bead and a glaze ring at one end.

Provenance

From the Ancient town, 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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Object Place

Roman

Accession Number

87.612

Medium or Technique

Two glaze, one bronze; one dark brown glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads