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String of beads

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This is a string of beads made of twenty-three opaque green and yellow conical Roman glass beads plus one blue green barrel bead, one red ball bead, one blue flat floral ring bead and one loose beige ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Hu. 1899: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Findspot

Hu, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall length: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.752

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads