Small Bead in Form of a Fly
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
1/4 x 1/16 x 3/8 in. (0.6 x 0.1 x 0.9 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Small gold bead in the form of a fly. The bead is made in two parts of sheet gold with a sandy (?) filler. It is pierced twice from side to side for suspension. It has a circular hole atop the head and a triangular hole on the back.
This is the companion piece to 37.704E.
Condition: Small holes at tips of wings; small dents.
This item is not on view
Small Bead in Form of a Fly, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Gold, 1/4 x 1/16 x 3/8 in. (0.6 x 0.1 x 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.705E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.704E_37.705E_37.706E_37.708E_709E_37.825E_GrpA_SL4.jpg)
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