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Variegated, dark blue etc., glass.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Period, 2nd century A.D.

Object Place

Tanis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.627

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads