- Museum number
Ear-stud or bead of papyrus form: the shaft is of opaque yellow glass with a marvered spiral in black, while the disc is black with an opaque white thread around the circumference. Glossy surface.
Diameter: 0.60 centimetres (max. of shaft)
Diameter: 0.50 centimetres (min. of shaft)
Diameter: 1.40 centimetres (of disc)
Length: 2.70 centimetres (of shaft)
Length: 3.10 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.6270a (Birch Slip Number)