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Biconical beads

About fifty beads in assorted shapes and sizes: one double lobed, one bead melon bead, one cylinder bead, two pendant beads. Many ball and ring are of different shades of blue.


From Assyiut; Perhaps purchased from Edward Perry Warren. Purchased by A.M. Lythgoe, Dec. 1903

Credit Line

Source unidentified

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

Object Place

Assyiut, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads