Quatrefoil Spacer Bead
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
late 4th century B.C.E.
1/16 x 1/4 x 1/4 in. (0.2 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush
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Greek. Quatrefoil Spacer Bead, late 4th century B.C.E. Gold, 1/16 x 1/4 x 1/4 in. (0.2 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush, 71.79.28. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.71.79.27_.28_.29_.30_.31_.32_.33_.34_.35_.36_.37_.38_.39_NegID_71.79.27-.39_GRPB_print_bw.jpg)
"Quatrefoil" spacer bead of two double spirals of filigree and granules. Attached to the bottom of the bead are two parallel gold tubes.
A six-petalled rosette is applied to the center, and a granule attached to the bead between each coil of each double spiral.
Condition: Dirt in one eyelet; otherwise good.
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