Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.59 A
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 2.8 cm, W: 1.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1250 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent medium-blue glass with heavy iridescent white weathering crust over entire surface; mold pressed, suspension holes on top and bottom made while casting. Rectangular bead, preserves design with narrow rectangular bar across top, outlined with relief dots, depressed central section preserves half of a circle outlined in relief dots surrounded by a double row of relief dots which curl down and form a volute at the bottom of the element.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1950-05
to
1959-07-27
Zoumboulakis, Former Collection
1950-05
Category: