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Ancient Art

38 Beads

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Various media and shapes

1 (Glass Long Barrel Bead) L: 1.3 cm; D: 0.6 cm; 2 (Glass Circular Irregular) L: 0.85 cm; D: 1.08 cm; 3 (Glass set, pinkish) D.M.: 1.3 cm; Th: 0.55 cm; 4 (Glass bead, yellow) L: 1.5 cm; D: 1.5 cm; 5. (Glass Irizat) L: 1.15 cm; Th: 0.7 cm; 6 (Glass Bead,
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
Not on view
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Greco-Roman or Parthian

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Necropolis, Tomb 24, Loc. XIV), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.