Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.141-4
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1200 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent greenish-blue, translucent medium blue, translucent green, translucent greenish-grey, opaque white, and opaque yellow glass, all bubbly with some stone, dull surfaces, some unweathered; formed on cores or wire, trail-decorated, tooled. Thick disc-shaped bead of medium blue glass flattened on both sides, one face retains an amethyst (?) dot in a large white field surrounded by a white cane spirally wound with amethyst (?), where the spiral trail ends meet, a small dot of opaque yellow is preserved, possibly the remains of a suspension loop.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
1954-07-01
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 81-82, #138; BIB# 29547