Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by David Harris
Mycenaean-style ornament
Aegean region (Greece)
14th–12th century BCE
Blue glass, mold-made
Diam: 2.5 cm
The Eliahu Dobkin Collection
Accession number: 77.12.516
Threaded as ordinary beads, sewn to cloth or leather, or used in diadems, objects such as this imitated gold ornaments and were often even made in the same molds.

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir