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Rosette bead

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This round bead has one flat side and one side decorated in a rosette pattern with a raised center. The edge of the bead is decorated with a rope pattern. The center is pierced through side to side.

Provenance

From Egypt. Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

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

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.804

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads