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a) Diam: 2.2 cm; b) L: 1.7 cm, Diam: 0.8 cm
On Display
1400-1250 BCE
Primary Description: 
(a) Translucent deep blue glass, some bubbles popping at surface, heavy white weathering crust; mold pressed, suspension holes formed while casting. Twelve circular beads each cast in the shape of a rosette with a depressed convex button from which radiate eight petals formed from two concentric concave tongue-like elements, in cross section, the beads are thickest at the base of the petal and taper out toward the circumference. (b) Elongated light green faience beads (22), barrel-shaped strung in pairs between rosettes, they are horizontally ribbed, some are flattened to four-sided forms.
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Nochmals über antike Glaspasten: Glas, basta (2016) illustrated, p. 311 (ABB. 3); BIB# AI102875
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 92-93, #171 (a, b); BIB# 29547