Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Accession Number: 
76.1.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2 cm, W: 1.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1250 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Probably medium blue glass entirely covered with a thick white weathering crust; mold-pressed with suspension holes formed while casting. Bead consists of a narrow horizontal rectangle outlined with relief dots from which is suspended a single spiral or curl also outlined with relief dots, the center is depressed with a small air bubble, two suspension holes are preserved, one through the rectangle at the top and one through the center which has caused a small opening in the depression.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 95, #183; BIB# 29547