2 Beads

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Object Name: 
2 Beads
Accession Number: 
66.1.194
Dimensions: 
(a) L: 2.3 cm, W: 1.1 cm; (b) L: 2 cm, W: 1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1250 BCE
Primary Description: 
(a) Translucent deep blue glass with heavy light brown weathering crust on surface; mold pressed, suspension holes at top and bottom made while casting. Roughly triangular form with multiple ribbed reel at top and narrow reel at bottom, depressed central area between is decorated with a raised Mycenaean figure-eight shield pinched in the center and outlined with relief dots. (b) Same as above with lower reel and suspension hole missing.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 96, #186-187 (a, b); BIB# 29547