Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by David Harris
Ribbed spacer with double-perforation
Near East
16th–13th century BCE
Originally bluish and greenish glass, mold-made
Gift of Galerie Nefer, Zurich
Accession number: 93.25.43
 
 
Spacer beads have more than one perforation and were threaded onto several parallel strands.

Publications:
Spaer Maud, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum, Beads and Other Small Objects, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001

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