Beads and Glass Fragments

Amulet

New Kingdom, 1196-1070 BCE
Egypt
Glazed clay
H x W x D: 2.3 x 1.1 x 0.4 cm (7/8 x 7/16 x 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1907.25

Bead

Egypt
Stone
H x W x D (overall): 1.8 x 1.9 x 0.5 cm (11/16 x 3/4 x 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1907.471

Bead

Egypt
Stone
H x W x D: 1.5 x 1 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1907.472

Ring; gold; set with a carnelian, carved in scarab form

Egypt
Gold and carnelian
H x W x D (overall): 2.3 x 2.1 x 1 cm (7/8 x 13/16 x 3/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1907.473

Amulet of scarab beetle

Late Period, 664-332 BCE
Egypt
Faience (glazed composition)
H x W x D: 8 x 5.8 x 1 cm (3 1/8 x 2 5/16 x 3/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1908.81

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.446

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.6 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.447

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.448

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.449

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.450

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.451

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.453

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.454

Ear Stud

Dynasty 18 or 19, New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.455

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.6 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.456

Ear Stud

Dynasty 18 or 19, New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.457

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.458

Ear Stud

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.459

Unit of inlay, of pyramidal form

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.465

Fused mosaic plaque

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman period, 100 BCE-100 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1 cm (3/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.467

Columnar rod mosaic

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 1.5 x 1.5 cm (9/16 x 9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.468

Fused mosaic plaque

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman period, 100 BCE-100 CE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/4 x 3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.469

Fused mosaic plaque

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman period, 100 BCE-100 CE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 2.3 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.470

Columnar rod and plate mosaic

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 2.2 x 2.2 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.471

Columnar rod and plate mosaic

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.472

Unit of inlay

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 1.3 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.481

Fused mosaic plaque

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman period, 100 BCE-100 CE
Egypt
Glass
H: 1.1 cm (7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.482

Unit of inlay

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 6 x 6 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.484

Fragment (compound) of a bar for slicing. Incorrectly mended

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.2 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.498

Amulet

Dynasty 18, Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE – 14 CE
Egypt
Glass
W (overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.504

Eye-bead pendant with an eyelet

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.516

Eye-bead pendant with an eyelet

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.517

Inlay plate

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-19 CE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 2.9 x 2.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.522

Amulet in the form of a heart vessel

Dynasty 18, New Kingdom, Reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390-1353 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.524

Amulet of “heart vase” (ab) form

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.525

Pendant: ram’s head

1st century BCE
Eastern Mediterranean
Glass
H (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.526

Cubic gaming die. Edges nicked and a few eyes fallen off

4th century?
Egypt
Glass
H x W x D: 1.7 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm (11/16 x 11/16 x 11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.538

Profile inlay of a royal figure

Dynasty 18, New Kingdom, ca. 1539-1295 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 7 cm (2 3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.539a-b

Applique sculpture, probably posthumous portrait of Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180 A.D.)

Roman Period, 2nd-3rd century
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.540

Half figure for inlay

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 10 cm (3 15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.541a-b

Dark blue figure of quadruped, possibly a boar

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.542

Bead, square

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-19 CE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 8.5 x 8.5 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.552

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.628

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.629

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.630

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.631

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.632

Fragment of a ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.634

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.635

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.636

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.637

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305-14
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.638

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.639

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.640

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.641

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.642

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.643

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.644

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.645

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.646

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.647

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.648

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.649

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.650

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.651

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.652

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.653

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.654

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.655

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.656

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.657

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.658

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.659

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.660

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.661

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.662

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.663

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.664

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.665

Ball

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.666

Amulet: figure of Bes in relief

Late Period, 6th-5th century BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.669

Inlay figure: reclining animal

Pre-Ptolemaic Dynasty, 1550-350 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.671

Amulet: a sacred bark and a bird form

Late Period, 6th-5th century BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.672

Amulet, of “heart-vase” form; (ab)

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.673

Amulet of “heart vase” (ab) form

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.674

Amulet of “heart vase” (ab) form

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.675

Amulet for inlay in the form of a fish

New Kingdom, 1550 – 1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.676

Triangular tablet for inlay

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.677

Triangular tablet for inlay

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.678

Lozenge-shaped tablet for inlay

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.679

Lozenge-shaped tablet for inlay

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.680

Taweret amulet pendant

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.681

Amulet with an eyelet at the back. Head of Bes

New Kingdom, 1307-1070 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.682

Head medallion

Late Period, 7th-6th century BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.683

Gorgoneion or head of Eros

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.6 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.684

Amulet inlay: figure of Anubis

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.686

Amulet (uzat) for inlay

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.687

Winged scarab amulet

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.688

Scarab for inlay

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.689

Scarab for inlay

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.690

Scarab amulet

Possibly Roman Period, 30 BCE-395 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.691

Scarab bead; pierced

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.692

Scarab for inlay

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.693

Scarab for inlay

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.694

Scarab bead

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.695

Winged scarab form: a modern mounting, in imitation of the traditional form

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.696

Amulet, of the “Golgotha” type, with an eyelet

late 4th century
Syria
Glass
W (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.705

Amulet (uzat) for inlay

Ptolemaic Dynasty, 400-100 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.708

Amulet: an indistinct seated figure

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.709

Inlay: a standing Horus figure in relief

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.713

An Inlay: standing figure of a deity (Hathor)

New Kingdom, 1307-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.715

Amulet: a seated (Horus ?) figure

New Kingdom, 1307-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.716

Inlay figure of Bes

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.717

Amulet inlay: a standing figure with the head of a baboon (Hapy ?). Broken

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.718

Inlay tablet, with a kneeling figure of Isis in low relief. Broken and mended

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.719

An Inlay: seated Horus hawk

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.722

Amulet inlay: seated Horus hawk

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.723

Amulet in form of a cow

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.724

Inlay of a mummy figure with head of Hapy

Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.725

Inlay in the form of Qebehsenuef, falcon-headed son of Horus

Ptolemaic Dynasty, 332-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 7 cm (2 3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.744

Inlay of mummy figure with human head

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 5 cm (1 15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.745

An Inlay: a mummy figure with a jackal head

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.746

Button knob (perhaps a marker)

4th century?
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 3 x 2.2 cm (1 3/16 x 7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.747

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, late 4th century BCE-early 1st century CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.748

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.751

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.752

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.753

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.754

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.757

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.761

Button bead

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.762

Eye-bead

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.763

Button bead pendant (one-half of)

Ptolemaic Dynasty, 4th century BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.764

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 1st century BCE-4th century CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.765

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty, 3rd century BCE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.2 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.767

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty, 3rd century BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.768

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.769

Button Bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty, 3rd century BCE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.2 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.770

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.771

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.772

Profile inlay of jackal-headed god Anubis

New Kingdom, ca. 1539-1075 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 3.3 x 2.7 cm (1 5/16 x 1 1/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.773

Disk bead amulet

4th century
Syria
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.774

Bead

4th century
Syria
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.775

Disk bead, so-called Constantinian amulet

4th century
Syria
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.776

Disk bead, so-called Constantinian amulet

4th century
Syria
Glass
Diam (overall): 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.777

Knob, olive shaped; fragmentary at each end

4th-6th century
Syria
Glass
H x W: 2.1 x 1.8 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.781

Fragment, hexagonal, with a flat top

Roman period, 1st century
Syria
Glass
H x W: 2.2 x 2.1 cm (7/8 x 13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.782

Chessman, or counter for a game

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman period, 305 BCE – 14 CE
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.783

Chessman, or counter for a game

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Syria
Glass
H x W: 2.4 x 2.6 cm (15/16 x 1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.784

Pendant in form of black ram’s head

1st century BCE
Eastern Mediterranean
Glass
H (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.785

Dark blue bead in form of ram

2nd century
Eastern Mediterranean
Glass
H (overall): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.786

A Fish amulet; pierced for suspension

3rd century
Syria?
Glass
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.787

Amulet, in dolphin form. Pierced for suspension

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.788

Amulet in dove form

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.789

Amulet, in dove form

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.790

Bead in the form of a pair of ducks

New Kingdom, 1550-1307 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 1.6 x 1.6 cm (5/8 x 5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.791

Beads in the form of a pair of ducks

Dynasty 18, New Kingdom, ca. 1539-1295 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 2.1 x 1.7 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.792

Dog’s head

possibly 4th century
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.793

Dark blue double herma

Roman Period, 5th-6th century?
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.794

Yellow head pendant with dark blue applied threads and white decoration

4th – 1st century BCE
Eastern Mediterranean
Glass
H (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.795

Dark purple bead in form of a negro head

Roman Period, 2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.796

Bead

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.797

Bead, cylindrical; longitudinal bore

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.798

Bead

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.2 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.799

Bead, hexagonal

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.802

Bead, spherical; longitudinal bore

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.804

Bead. Longitudinal bore

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.805

Bead, cylindrical; longitudinal bore

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.807

Bead, cylindrical; longitudinal bore

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.813

Bead

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.817

Bead

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.1 cm (7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.819

Bead, spherical; conical bore

Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.823

Bead, with a copper eyelet

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.1 cm (7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.827

Bead

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.4 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.830

Bead

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 1.3 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.832

Vase, or reliquary (?); four sided

Roman period, 2nd-4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.835

Vase pendant: lateral bore in the neck

1st century B.C. or
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.836

Amulet of “Joseph of Arimathea pitcher” form; neck, base and handle broken

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.837

Amulet of “Joseph of Arimathea pitcher” form

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.838

Amulet of “Joseph of Arimathea pitcher” form

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 1.2 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.839

Amulet of “Joseph of Arimathea pitcher” form; longitudinal bore. Handle missing

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.840

Amulet of “Joseph of Arimathea pitcher” form, with a longitudinal bore. Lip broken

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.841

Amulet of “bambino” type, with an eyelet

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.842

Amulet of “sacred blood drop” form; large eyelet

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.843

Amulet of “bambino” type, with a large eyelet

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.844

Amulet of “bambino” type, with an eyelet

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.845

Amulet of “sacred blood drop” form; eyelet

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.846

Amulet of “bambino” type, with an eyelet

4th century
Syria
Glass
H x W x D: 3.5 × 1.3 × 0.9 cm (1 3/8 × 1/2 × 3/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.847

Amulet of vase form

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.848

Bead, with an eyelet, in form of a bottle

10th-8th century B.C
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.849

Amulet, in dove form, with an eyelet

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.853

Amulet, in bird form, with an eyelet

4th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.854

Winged scarab amulet

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.858

Pomegranate amulet

Dynasty 18 or 19, New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.859

Pomegranate amulet, with an eyelet; vertical bore

Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.860

Amulet of “heart vase” (ab) form

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.863

Eye-amulet, with an eyelet

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.864

Amulet, of upper eyelet and vertical bore

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.865

Amulet, with lateral bore

4th-5th century
Syria
Glass
H (overall): 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.866

Heart-vase amulet, with vertical bore

Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.870

Disk bead; so-called Constantinian amulet

4th century
Syria
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.871

Eye-bead, with an eyelet

New Kingdom, 1550-1307 BCE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.872

Bead pendant with eyelet

New Kingdom, 1550-1307 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 1.4 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.873

Bead pendant with eyelet

New Kingdom, 1550-1307 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 1.7 x 1.7 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.874

Black square with central hole decorated with white and red dragged wavy bands, possibly a weight

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 4.3 x 4.3 cm (1 11/16 x 1 11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.881

Bead, hexagonal

Roman Period, 30 BCE-395 CE
Egypt
Glass
H (overall): 0.8 cm (5/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.931

Bead

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
H x W: 2 x 1.7 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.991

Eye-bead, with an eyelet and also a lateral bore

New Kingdom, 1550-1307 BCE
Egypt
Glass
Diam: 1 cm (3/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.1074

Bead

New Kingdom, 1550-1196 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H: 1.4 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.1480

Bead. One end chipped

Roman Period, 1st-2nd century
Egypt
Glass
Diam: 1.9 cm (3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.1547

Bead, tubular

1st century
Syria
Glass
H: 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.1605

Button bead; plano-convex

Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H: 1.4 cm (9/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.1615

Bead, cylindrical, a little bent

1st century
Syria
Glass
H: 2 cm (13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.1620

Double button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Egypt
Glass
H: 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.1624

Button bead

Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Period, 305 BCE-14 CE
Egypt
Glass
Diam (overall): 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.755