Beads



Accession Number
AB30
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Glass case
Object Type
Jewellery, Bead(s), String of beads
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Glass
Provenance
Egypt, Abydos
Measurements
Length: 220mm
Number of Elements
1 string

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Description

A blue and black glass beads strung together on a modern string. Some beads are spherical and others rhomboidal. They are probably from Abydos. The object was gifted to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth by John Bancroft Willans, a subscriber of the Egypt Exploration Fund/Society, who received the object in 1903, and was subsequently gifted to the Egypt Centre in 1997.

Last modified: 24 Jan 2021

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