Necklace

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Object Name: 
Necklace
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.197
Dimensions: 
a) Diam: 2.2 cm; b) L: 1.7 cm, Diam: 0.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1400-1250 BC
Primary Description: 
(a) Translucent deep blue glass, some bubbles popping at surface, heavy white weathering crust; mold pressed, suspension holes formed while casting. Twelve circular beads each cast in the shape of a rosette with a depressed convex button from which radiate eight petals formed from two concentric concave tongue-like elements, in cross section, the beads are thickest at the base of the petal and taper out toward the circumference. (b) Elongated light green faience beads (22), barrel-shaped strung in pairs between rosettes, they are horizontally ribbed, some are flattened to four-sided forms.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
1966
Technique: 
Material: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 92-93, #171 (a, b); BIB# 29547