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Bead

Object Number:
MS1141
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 18B
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Description:
"Eye Beads" from a necklace. Of these some twenty are in fragments. Of the complete beads, four, now forming the center of the string, are of translucent glass, two of amber, the rest of opaque blue glass ornamented for the most part with three white circles. Of the fragmentary beads, four are of translucent glass, about six are of amber, the rest of blue glass with white circles.
Length:
35.56cm
Other Number:
846   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 171, no. 155
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 13, no. 35, pl. IV
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