6 Biconical Beads

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Object Name: 
6 Biconical Beads
Accession Number: 
82.1.4
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
625-500 BC
Primary Description: 
(A-F) Deep blue very bubbly glass spalling with patches of devitrification, bright opaque white trails; core-formed probably on a metal rod (D: 4 mm) and trail decorated. Roughly biconical form, rounded ends, bulging central section decorated with seven white trails applied and marvered into the surface and pulled into a C-shaped pattern twice on each side; the ends of the bead are also trail-decorated and marvered.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Galerie Nefer, Source
1982-12-31
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