Earring

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Object Name: 
Earring
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.44
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 2.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1300 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent turquoise glass, bubbly with some scale, translucent medium blue glass, opaque white and opaque yellow glass, some surface dulling and pitting, otherwise unweathered; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Penannular earring, heavy trail of translucent turquoise glass heated around a circular core and finished with two vertical loops opposing each other at either end, along the outer circumference is a small coil of opaque white glass spirally decorated with a trail of medium blue.
Egypt's Golden Age
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1982-02 through 1982-05
Houston Museum of Natural Science 1982-06 through 1982-09
Walters Art Gallery 1982-10 through 1983-01