2 Beads

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2 Beads
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Not on Display
1400-1250 BC
Primary Description: 
(A) Probably translucent deep or medium blue glass entirely covered with a thick white weathering crust; ; mold pressed with suspension holes formed while casting. Bead consists of a narrow horizontal rectangle outlined with relief dots from which is suspended a single spiral or curl also outlined with relief dots, the center is depressed with a small air bubble, two suspension holes are preserved, one through the rectangle at the top and one through the center which has caused a small opening in the depression. (B) Glass and manufacturing technique same as above. Design same as above except somewhat less well cast.
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 95, #182; BIB# 29547