Pendant Bead

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Object Name: 
Pendant Bead
Accession Number: 
52.1.33 A
Overall H: 1.85 cm
Not on Display
500-400 BCE
Primary Description: 
Pendant Bead. Translucent turquoise glass, bubbly with striations, applied opaque yellow and translucent deep blue; core-formed, trailed and tooled decoration. Pendant bead in the shape of a seated baboon, large head tooled to form snout, nose highlighted with two yellow dots, bulging yellow eyes with blue centers, high arches eyebrows of yellow; body partially lost, short legs and arms applied in yellow, hands pulled up to snout, suspension loop in turquoise on back of neck, now lost.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
Mansoor, M. A., Former Collection