24 Beads

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Object Name: 
24 Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall H (max): 1.2 cm, Diam (max): 1.3 cm
Not on Display
775-525 BCE
Primary Description: 
Twelve Carnelian beads alternate with twelve beads of translucent colorless glass with a yellow to greenish tint, bubbly with heavy pitting and much surface erosion, some weathering product adhering to low spots; wound and later drilled. Spherical and flattened biconical shapes, all drilled with three to five mm. diameter drills, some beads retain a notch or secondary centering hole on the one face apparently drilled perpendicular to the suspension hole.
Mazda, Abbas, Source
A Touch of Glass
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
Archaeology Exhibition
Memorial Art Gallery of The University of Rochester 1980-03 through 1980-03
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 287, 682; BIB# 61154
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 53, 249, 251; BIB# 61154
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 101-102, #199; BIB# 29547