Biconical Bead

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Object Name: 
Biconical Bead
Accession Number: 
82.1.4 D
Overall L: 8.1 cm, Diam: 1.5 cm
Not on Display
625-500 BCE
Primary Description: 
Deep blue very bubbly glass spalling with patches of devitrification, bright opaque white trails; core-formed probably on a metal rod (D: 4 mm) and trail decorated. Roughly biconical form, rounded ends, bulging central section decorated with seven white trails applied and marvered into the surface and pulled into a C-shaped pattern twice on each side; the ends of the bead are also trail-decorated and marvered.
Galerie Nefer, Source