- Museum number
Cylinder bead: of green glazed composition, partly decayed in certain areas to white or brown. The bead has a fine bore.
Diameter: 0.40 centimetres
Length: 1.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Chamber M seems to have been used as a rubbish hole: the objects in it were generally damaged. The latest pottery and flints date to the reign of Peribsen and the jewellery is not likely to be much earlier.
W. M. F. Petrie, 'Abydos' II (London, 1903), 23, 26. Similar beads are shown on pl.VIII, 153-4, 159;
E. A. Wallis Budge 'A Guide to the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Egyptian Rooms, and the Coptic Room' (London, 1922), 290, no. 227.
- Not on display
- fair (green glaze gone white)
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number