Ancient Art

Glass Beads and crsecent shaped ring fragments

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Glass and metal

Largest bead: 0.89 × 2.26 cm (3/8 × 7/8 in.) smallest bead: 0.58 × 0.94 cm (1/4 × 3/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.4434
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

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