Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
late 4th century B.C.E.
7/16 in. (1.1 cm)
Bead: 3/16 in. (0.5 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush
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Hellenistic. Hollow Bead, late 4th century B.C.E. Gold, 7/16 in. (1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush, 71.79.84. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.71.79.71_.72_.73_.74_.75_.76_.77_.78_.79_.80_.81_.82_.83_.84_.85_.86_.87_.88_.89_.90_.91_.92_.93_.94_NegID_71.79.77-.94_GRPB_print_bw.jpg)
Hollow bead suspended from a loop around the bottom of which there is a sleeve. The tip of the bead is decorated, in repousse, with a five-rayed star pattern. Attached to the center of each star is a granule. Bead is roughly spherical in shape, and is made of two halves (top and bottom). May be a representation of a laurel berry.
Condition: Small dents.
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