Bead (fragment)

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Object Name: 
Bead (fragment)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
65.1.35
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 3.5 cm, W: 1.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1250 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Eliahu Dobkin
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass with heavy black weathering crust on surface; mold pressed. Fragment of a long rectangular bead which preserves a much eroded double scroll at the top with spike-like protrusions on the left and vertical ribbing on the lower section.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dobkin, Eliahu, Source
1965
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979)illustrated, p. 92, #169; BIB# 29547