7 Beads

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Object Name: 
7 Beads
Accession Number: 
81.1.39
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 2.2 cm, L: 2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 900
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Turbid yellow green glass matrix with cameo of opaque yellow, white and red; mosaic glass technique. Barrel-shape; formed on a core, seven or eight canes of spirally wound design, sometimes alternating with concentric circle decoration compose each bead.
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1981-12-29
Category: 
Create Jewelry Glass (2009) illustrated, p. 57; BIB# 108860
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) #47c, pp. 120-121, fig .47c; BIB# 75800