Rosette Bead

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Object Name: 
Rosette Bead
Accession Number: 
95.1.42
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 2.1 cm, Th: 0.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1399-1100 BC
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Deep blue, probably translucent glass; cast in open, one-piece mold. Bead: disk-shaped, with two parallel holes for stringing (D. 0.1 cm). Upper surface consists of rosette with circular boss at center and eight petals, each with rounded, upturned end and raised horseshoe-shaped line parallel to edges; lower surface is flat.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Category: 
Inscription: 
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