Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.141-3
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 9 mm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1200 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent greenish-blue, translucent medium blue, translucent green, translucent greenish-grey, opaque white, and opaque yellow glass, all bubbly with some stone, dull surfaces, some unweathered; formed on cores or wire, trail-decorated, tooled. Ovoid bead or pendant of greenish-blue glass, very bubbly, two eyes each yellow-brown glass in a white matrix applied opposite each other along the horizontal suspension hole; between the two is a large chip which may suggest a lost suspension loop.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim, Source
1954-07-01
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 85, #156; BIB# 29547