<em>Small Bead in Form of a Fly</em>, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Gold, 3/16 x 1/16 x 3/8 in. (0.5 x 0.1 x 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.704E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.704E_37.705E_view01.jpg)

Small Bead in Form of a Fly

Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3/16 x 1/16 x 3/8 in. (0.5 x 0.1 x 0.9 cm)


Accession Number: 37.704E

Image: CUR.37.704E_37.705E_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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 37.705E. Condition: Tip of wing missing; small holes.

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