Beads Shaped like Lilies

Object Name: 
Beads Shaped like Lilies

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Object Name: 
Beads Shaped like Lilies
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.193
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 1.8 cm, W: 1.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1400-1250 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass with heavy light brown weathering crust on surface; mold pressed, suspension hole on top made while casting. Five wedge-shaped beads retain the Mycenaean lily motif; the narrow top is a simple reel pierced for suspension and down from this spreads the volute pattern terminating with an arch of relief dots at the base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 95-96, #184; BIB# 29547