Hexagonal Bead-like Rod

Object Name: 
Hexagonal Bead-like Rod

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Hexagonal Bead-like Rod
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.547
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 8.1 cm, W: 3.2 cm; Bore: 0.3 cm (with one end widened to 0.5-0.6 cm)
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
475-221 BCE
Web Description: 
绿色六棱玻璃珠
Department: 
Provenance: 
Musso, F. P., Source
1951-04-03
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Hexagonal Bead-like Rod. Transparent green glass; beadmaking, carved. Transparent green glass cast and carved into a roughly hexagonal form; imprecisely pierced with a longitudinal bore; ends flat.