This opaque glass bead is in the form of a Phoenician head. The upper part of the face is yellow, there is a twist of blue and white around the top of the head, and the beard is dark blue. There is a loop for suspension on top.
Said to be from Egypt, Malqata. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund