Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Unfinished Bead

Period:
Roman Period
Date:
1st Century B.C.–1st Century A.D.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Mosaic glass
Dimensions:
Diam. 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.2569
Not on view
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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