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Barrel shaped eye bead

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Dark blue glass with eye motif, spots of yellow with black dot in middle. The bead is chipped at one end.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan Z13/x, 1911:Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

Findspot

Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2523

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads