Mosaic Glass Bead

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Glass Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.152-3
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 1.3-1.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Short cylindrical bead of translucent deep blue glass decorated with criss-cross or network pattern of gold glass strips, spaces filled with small mosaic glass eyes, yellow center in an amethyst and yellow ground.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
1954-07-01
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 269, #806; BIB# 29547