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Overall H: 11.5 cm; Body Diam (max): 5.5 cm
Not on Display
1360-1225 BCE
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Opaque medium turquoise glass, extremely bubbly with much white stone, surface devitrification, some patches of light brown weathering, trails of opaque white, opaque deep blue, opaque turbid yellow and opaque brown; core-formed, tooled and trail decorated. Wall spreads out from rim to form an uneven elongated egg-shaped vessel; rounded and tooled rim is decorated with a relief trail of white spirally wound with brown glass, a second trail of this type is applied at the greatest diameter to form a register on the long sloping body, the lower trail is marvered in; the upper trail retains traces of two small trail handles of yellow glass; the body is decorated with a trail of blue, yellow and white each repeated four times, marvered in and dragged up to the rim ten times; below the register, the body tapers in to a rounded point.
Blumka, Leopold, Source
Glasperlen : vom einfachen bis zum anspruchsvollen Projekt (2005) illustrated, p. 8 (bottom); BIB# 103964
Making Glass Beads (2004) illustrated, p. 8 (bottom); BIB# 87168
Contemporary Marbles and Related Art Glass (2001) illustrated, p. 8, fig. 1; BIB# 60407
Glasperlen: vm einfachen bis zum anspruchsvollen Projekt (1999) illustrated, p. 8, bottom; BIB# 64164
Making Glass Beads (1997) illustrated, p. 8, bottom left; BIB# 58966
Ejiputo no kodai garasu (1985) illustrated, p. 118 (XXX-12) b/w; p. 81 (S-12) color; BIB# 86735
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 61, #28, pl. 5; BIB# 29547