Mosaic Glass Bead

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Glass Bead
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Overall D: 1.2 cm
Not on Display
99 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Roughly spherical bead, opaque white glass, heavily weathered with red register containing four canes of mosaic glass women's faces. Some heavy weathering crust adhering to bead.
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
Glasperlen : vom einfachen bis zum anspruchsvollen Projekt (2005) illustrated, p. 10 (top); BIB# 103964
Making Glass Beads (2004) illustrated, p. 10 (top); BIB# 87168