A Large Roman Glass Crumb Bead, Late Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 5th century CE
A Large Roman Glass Crumb Bead, Late Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 5th century CE
A Large Roman Glass Crumb Bead, Late Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 5th century CE
A Large Roman Glass Crumb Bead, Late Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 5th century CE
A Large Roman Glass Crumb Bead, Late Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 5th century CE
A Large Roman Glass Crumb Bead, Late Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 5th century CE

A Large Roman Glass Crumb Bead, Late Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 5th century CE

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Black glass barrel-shaped bead, with small - medium sized crumbs in red, yellow, white, and blue.

For a related example see:  Spaer, M., Barag, D., Ornan, T., & Neuhaus, T. (2001). Ancient glass in the Israel Museum: Beads and other small objects. Jerusalem: Israel Museum, p. 129 #226-228

Condition:    Losses to the surface, particularly to one side,  otherwise intact and in good condition overall.

Dimensions:     Width:  3/4 inch (2 cm)

Provenance:  Private collection of an English lady, by descent.

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