- Museum number
Ear-stud or bead of papyrus form: the fabric is opaque white glass, the shaft being decorated with a marvered dark-blue spiral. Light-green threads encircle the base of the shaft and the circumference of the disc.
Diameter: 0.70 centimetres (max. of shaft)
Diameter: 0.55 centimetres (min. of shaft)
Diameter: 1.55 centimetres (of disc)
Length: 2.60 centimetres (of shaft)
Length: 2.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Bibliography: Sale Catalogue, Henry Salt Collection, Sotheby, London, 28 June – 8 July 1835, lot 472.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Lot 472 at sale.
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: BS.6270c (Birch Slip Number)