1978.44.11 (Bangle)

From Graeco-Roman to Early Islamic periods. Subcircular. Accompanying printed label: "This genuine Egyptian Bangle Bracelet dates from the Graeco-Roman to Early Islamic periods. The proud ancient craftsmen worked skillfully with their crude tools miraculously forming glass bracelet masterpieces. Enduring centuries of entombment, this bangle bracelet has retained the same physical appearance as when first created by the ancient glass craftsmen. Glass bracelets of this type were popularly worn by the ancient Egyptian maidens and children." Color: BK