A Roman Gold Foil Glass Eye Bead, Roman Imperial Period ca. 1st century CE
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Mosaic red glass matrix with "x" gold-foil trails and three mosaic cane eyes between.
For related examples see:
- Véronique Arveiller-Dulong, Marie-Dominique Nenna. Les Verres antiques du Musée du Louvre III : Parure, instruments et éléments d’incrustation, Paris, Éditions du Louvre, Somogy, 2011, p. 157: 202, p.171: 210-25 - Alexeeva E.M. Antichniye busi severnogo prichernomoriya, Academy of Science, Moscow, 1978, table 32: 56
Dimensions: Diameter:17mm (0.67 inches)
Condition: Some losses to the exterior, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.
Provenance: Alex Malloy collection, acquired in the 1980s.
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