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bead

Tripartite glazed composition bead; possibly mould-made or formed with a tool; traces of beige/yellow glaze; perforated longitudinally for suspension.

AN536162001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1898,1201.5

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011b 1.6
Johnson 1980 no. 25

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Object types
bead (scope note | all objects)

Materials
glazed composition (scope note | all objects)
Techniques
mould-made (?) (scope note | all objects)
glazed (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Made in Cyprus (?) (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus)
Made in Egypt (?) (scope note | all objects)
(Africa,Egypt)
Place (findspot)
Excavated/Findspot Maroni, Tomb 1 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Maroni)
Date
1650BC-1050BC
Period/Culture
Late Cypriot (scope note | all objects)


Description
Tripartite glazed composition bead; possibly mould-made or formed with a tool; traces of beige/yellow glaze; perforated longitudinally for suspension.

Dimensions
Length: 1.5 centimetres (total)
Diameter: 0.7 centimetres (individual beads)

Acquisition date
1898

Acquisition name
Excavated by The British Museum (biographical details | all objects)


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