Club-Shaped Bead

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Object Name: 
Club-Shaped Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.147-5
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 2.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
late 1000-1 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent yellow-brown glass appearing black, translucent deep blue glass, opaque white, opaque yellow, and turquoise glass; formed on a core or wire, trail decorated, tooled. An earplug of dark blue glass spirally wound with opaque white trail finished with a rim of turquoise.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 80, #128, pl. 9; BIB# 29547