Beads - ROM2016_15061_52

ROM2016_15061_52

Beads

Medium:Glass
Geography: al-Fayyūm, Egypt
Date: 3rd-4th century AD
Period: Late Roman Empire
Dimensions:
54 x 0.6 x 18.5 cm
Object number: 910.182.24
Not on view
DescriptionThese glass beads, yellow with stripes of clear or black glass, must have been very popular in Egypt during the later Roman Empire.  A great many of them have been found in various towns and cities in the Faiyum, both in townsites and in graves.
Collection:
EgyptRoman World
Browse Categories:Textiles & Fashions
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