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A woman wearing a headdress

A woman wearing a headdress

Format: Hand painted lantern slides...Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication...Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection..General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www... More

Untitled (Native American in buffalo headdress)

Untitled (Native American in buffalo headdress)

Artist: Richard Throssel.Artist Bio: American, 1882 - 1933.Creation Date: c. 1910.Process: gelatin silver print.Credit Line: Gift of Graham and Susan Nash.Accession Number: 2003.003.053

Bead
Bead
Bead
Beads, 6
Bead
Necklace
Ball bead
Beads, 6
Bead
Glass bead
Bead
Composite eye bead

Composite eye bead

From Egypt Late Period to Roman Period

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 13.40.87 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

Glass mosaic beads

Glass mosaic beads

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Three Small Beads, Cog-Wheel-Shaped

Three Small Beads, Cog-Wheel-Shaped

Accession Number: 1994.605.10a–c Warring States period (ca. 481 – 221 B.C.)

Composite eye bead

Composite eye bead

From Egypt Late Period to Roman Period

Necklace

Necklace

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, Radim, MMA excavations Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom

Necklace of striated beads

Necklace of striated beads

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, 1913-1914 south area, Radim, MMA excavations, 1913–14 Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom

Large Ball Bead

Large Ball Bead

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Pit 2, Burials A x, MMA excavations, 1915–16 Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom

Glass mosaic face bead

Glass mosaic face bead

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Composite eye bead

Composite eye bead

From Egypt Late Period to Roman Period

Bead Cap for a Menat Necklace

Bead Cap for a Menat Necklace

From Egypt New Kingdom

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 13.40.82 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 13.40.84 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

Uninscribed Scaraboid Bead

Uninscribed Scaraboid Bead

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), east chamber, Burial of Amenemhat (V), inside coffin, basket, MMA excavations New Kingdom

Bracelet
Glass mosaic face bead

Glass mosaic face bead

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Bead

Bead

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Old Kingdom Cemetery, MMA excavations Roman Period

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 16.144.83 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

Globular Beads with Caps, Strung as a Necklace

Globular Beads with Caps, Strung as a Necklace

From Egypt; Possibly from Eastern Delta Second Intermediate Period

String of 46 round beads in graded sizes

String of 46 round beads in graded sizes

From Egypt Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom

String of 26 Eyed Beads

String of 26 Eyed Beads

From Egypt Third Intermediate Period

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 13.40.90 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

Necklace

Necklace

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Carnarvon excavations Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom

Ridged Umbel Mold

Ridged Umbel Mold

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Malqata, Khor west of camp or E. side of S. Village, MMA excavations, probably 1911–12 New Kingdom

Bead fragment from girdle

Bead fragment from girdle

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations New Kingdom, Ramesside

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 11.190.25 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

String of 10 Eye Beads

String of 10 Eye Beads

Mosaic glass beads had long been popular in Egypt. The period of large intercontinental empires beginning about 500 BC initiated a period of widespread trade of these small items. These are all modern stringing... More

Glass eye bead

Glass eye bead

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Large Ball bead

Large Ball bead

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Radim C x Near Tomb R 2, MMA excavations, 1915–16 Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom

Barrel bead

Barrel bead

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 60, Chamber, Burial 1 (Nesenaset), MMA excavations, 1923–24 Third Intermediate Period

String of beads

String of beads

From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Mahasna, Tomb H 107, EEF excavations 1908–1909 Predynastic, Naqada II

String of 29 Beads

String of 29 Beads

From Egypt Ptolemaic or Roman Period

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 11.190.273 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 11.190.113 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

String of beads

String of beads

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, Radim, MMA excavations Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom

Mold for a Cornflower Bead

Mold for a Cornflower Bead

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Malqata, E. side of S. Village or Khor west of camp, MMA excavations, probably 1911–12 New Kingdom

Bead with figure of Harpokrates

Bead with figure of Harpokrates

Gold glass beads were a Hellenistic development. They were created by combining drawn tubes of colorless glass with gold foil. The earliest examples were finished bead by bead. These are all modern stringings; ... More

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 11.190.164 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

String of 10 Beads

String of 10 Beads

Mosaic glass beads had long been popular in Egypt. The period of large intercontinental empires beginning about 500 BC initiated a period of widespread trade of these small items. These are all modern stringing... More

Glass mosaic bead

Glass mosaic bead

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 11.190.175 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 11.190.30 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

String of 61 spheroid beads

String of 61 spheroid beads

From Egypt Ptolemaic or Roman Period

Barrel Bead Spacers

Barrel Bead Spacers

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III New Kingdom

Bead

Bead

Gold glass beads were a Hellenistic development. They were created by combining drawn tubes of colorless glass with gold foil. The earliest examples were finished bead by bead. These are all modern stringings; ... More

Bead

Bead

Accession Number: 11.190.35 Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)