Ring-Shaped Bead

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Object Name: 
Ring-Shaped Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.147-4
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 1.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
499-1 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. Donut-shaped form of two arcs of opaque white glass joined by two loops of black glass, each loop horizontally pierced for suspension.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
Category: 
Technique: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 83, #147; BIB# 29547