Necklace

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age
about 1200 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 0.035m. Width: 0.013m.

Accession Number

65.568

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces and neck bands

Twelve rectangular beads of blue glass, made in an open mold. Alternate raised spirals and vertical rows of dots, imitating granulation. Holes pierced in either end for stringing. Also one cylindrical bead with raised spirals (barber-pole style) and lengthwise hole.

Provenance

By 1965: with Tassos Zoumboulakis, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Tassos Zoumboulakis, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund