2 Beads

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2 Beads
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1400-1250 BCE
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(A) Translucent deep blue glass with thick white weathering crust; mold pressed, two suspension holes formed while casting. Fragmentary rosette bead preserves eight petaled design each highlighted with a double relief line, a depressed central button, the petals (in cross section) are thickest surrounding the center and taper down to the perimeter. (B) Translucent deep blue glass with heavy dark weathering crust adhering; mold pressed with two suspension holes made while casting. The bead preserves a design similar to "A" but is thinner in cross section and somewhat better preserved.
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 93, #174 (a, b); BIB# 29547