Glass bead with knobs

Phoenician or Carthaginian

Not on view

Uncertain color, with opaque yellow and white, and translucent blue.
Cylindrical, with flat edge at one end; large hole running vertically through bead, with copper alloy suspension wire inside.
Eight vertical rows of knobs, each comprising four knobs, alternating in yellow and white topped with blue.
Weathered chip at uneven end, and some knobs damaged; enamel-like creamy weathering and faint iridescence.

Glass bead with knobs, Glass, Phoenician or Carthaginian

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