Pomegranate Bead

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Object Name: 
Pomegranate Bead
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Overall H: 1.4 cm
Not on Display
1400-1300 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque yellow and translucent yellowish-green glass, bubbly, dull surface; formed on a wire, trail-decorated and tooled. Small bead in the shape of a pomegranate, body in yellow, lower third highlighted in green as well as the tips of the foliations; vertically pierced.
Beads: 3,500 Years of Glass Beads (2013) illustrated, p. 8 (fig 1, upper left); BIB# AI93926
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 81, #132, pl. 9; BIB# 29547