Necklace of Beads

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Object Name: 
Necklace of Beads
Accession Number: 
Rectangular Bead W (max): 1.5 cm, L: 3.6 cm; Biconal Bead L (max): 3.9 cm, (min): 2.2 cm; Circular Bead Diam: 1.3 cm
Not on Display
199 BC-199 AD
Primary Description: 
Two varieties of Agate, banded brown and white, opalescent white and orange brown, and blue green faience, pitting and chipped edges; ground and polished, drilled from each end to center. Major element, a banded agate rectangular form with convex faces, truncated biconical banded agates diminish in size toward ends, each is separated by a circular opalescent bead with small cylindrical faience elements on either side.
Anavian, Faradj, Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 290-291, #887; BIB# 29547