Necklace with 13 blue beads - ROM2005_4056_3

ROM2005_4056_3

Necklace with 13 blue beads

Medium:Mould-made glass paste
Geography: Greece
Date: c. 1425-1150 BC
Period: Late Helladic III (Mycenaean), Bronze Age Aegean
Object number: 2003.38.1.1-13
Credit Line: Gift of Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of the Bronze Age Aegean
DescriptionThis necklace consists of volute, lozenge, and triangular shaped beads decorated with petalled rosettes. Originally blue, these beads have weathered to white. Perhaps meant to imitate blue lapis lazuli these beads represent some of the earliest examples of glass making in Europe.
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