Strand of 85 Turquoise Beads

Object Name: 
Strand of 85 Turquoise Beads

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Strand of 85 Turquoise Beads
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2010.6.23
Dimensions: 
Overall L: about 28 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
206 BCE-220 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Christopher Sheppard
Primary Description: 
Strand of 85 Turquoise Beads. Turquoise glass, string; glass beads formed on rod, assembled. String of 85 individual turquoise glass beads of similar sizes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sheppard, Christopher (d. 2015), Source
2011-01-25
Category: 
Color: 
Material: