About this object

String of beads, most of which are yellow and green striped glass, typical of the Roman Period. Heart shaped (?) amulet of green faince with darker marks. Some round-shaped beads of glass and possibly carnelian.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Roman Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    AD 100 - AD 500 about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience; Cornelian; Glass
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1919 before
  • Measurements
    393 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie ( Previous owner); Flaxman Charles John Spurrell ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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