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Estimate Necklace Diam: 21 cm
Not on Display
999 BCE-999 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas S. Wood
Primary Description: 
(Glass) deep blue translucent, turquoise blue translucent, green transparent or translucent, deep blue and opaque white, bluish green translucent with opaque white and blue "eyes", very pale yellowish brown transparent, cased with translucent white; (faience) green, turquoise blue, pale gray with blue and purple eye; (stone) blue transparent, pale brown translucent;(glass) wound, trailed, inlaid; (faience) molded; (stone) tumbled, drilled. Necklace: 65 beads of various materials, shapes, and colors. At center, crescxentic turquoise blue faience bead; to one side of this (from center outward), spheroid brown alabaster bead, tubular turquoise blue glass bead, spheroid blue stone bead, tubular green glass bead, ovoid deep blue glass bead, and spheroid pale gray faience bead with blue and purple eye; to other side of crescent (again from center outward), oblate spheroid green glass bead with blue and white eyes, tubular turquoise blue glass bead, spheroid deep blue glass bead with white stripe, turquoise blue faience bead, roughly ovoid deep blue glass bead, and ovoid brown glass bead cased with white; rest of necklace consists of 52 tubular green or (mostly) turquoise blue faience beads.
Museum of Art, Penn State University, Former Collection
Wood, Mrs. Thomas S., Source