<em>Pin with Mounted Bead</em>, 30 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Gold, glass, Total length: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.221. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.221_overall02.JPG)

Pin with Mounted Bead

Medium: Gold, glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:30 B.C.E.-395 C.E.

Dimensions: Total length: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm) Bead: 3/8 x 3/16 in. (1 x 0.5 cm)


Accession Number: 08.480.221

Image: CUR.08.480.221_overall02.JPG,

Catalogue Description:
Gold pin with mounted amethyst colored glass bead. Shaft of pin flat at top tapering to point at base. Glass bead of inverted pear shape pierced by shaft of pin. Held in place at top of shaft by two gold wires wound around shaft. Condition: Base of shaft bent. Surface of bead highly irridescent.

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