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Cylinder bead

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This cylinder bead of translucent cobalt blue glass has faint white stripes. The ends are rough.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naukratis. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.9 x 3.6 cm (3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.1058

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads