Bead mold

a species of fungus or mold, the stems of which consist of single cells loosely jointed together so as to resemble a string of beads.
- Knight.

See also: Bead

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Other than the single bead mold from Beth Shah, the only mold for an Egyptian faience item from Syria-Palestine known to me is represented by an Egyptian Bes mold from Tell el-Ajjul.