Quatrefoil Spacer Bead
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
late 4th century B.C.E.
1/8 x 1/4 x 1/4 in. (0.3 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush
"Quatrefoil" spacer bead of two double spirals of filigree and granules. Attached to the bottom of the bead are two parallel gold tubes.
A six-petalled rosette is applied to the center, and a granule attached to the bead between each coil of each double spiral.
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Greek. Quatrefoil Spacer Bead, late 4th century B.C.E. Gold, 1/8 x 1/4 x 1/4 in. (0.3 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush, 71.79.36. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.71.79.27_.28_.29_.30_.31_.32_.33_.34_.35_.36_.37_.38_.39_NegID_71.79.27-.39_GRPB_print_bw.jpg)
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