Reproduction Mycenaean Metal Bead20th century, after original of 15th-16th century BCE
3/16 in. x 11/16 in. x 1/2 in. (0.5 cm x 1.8 cm x 1.2 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.4.157
Geography: Europe, Greece, Mycenae
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Adornments
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- copper alloy - Alloy in which copper is the principle element.
- rings - Small circular bands worn on the finger; typically circlets of real or simulated precious metal, and frequently set with precious stones or imitations of these, intended for wearing upon the finger either as an ornament or as a token.
- seals - Objects bearing designs, emblems, letters, names, words, etc. in intaglio that are used for stamping a flat surface or for making an impression in relief on some soft, tenacious substance such as clay or wax. They may be flat or cylindrical, the impression made by rolling the seal over the surface. Seals may be used to authenticate documents or for decoration.
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