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Mosaic glass bead

Green, multi-faceted glass bead with black and white eyes on each of its five faces

Provenance

By 1977:John J. Slocum, Newport, RI; given to the MFA by Mr. Slocum December 1, 1977. (Accession Date: December 1, 1977)

Credit Line

Gift of John J. Slocum

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 323–30 B.C.

Dimensions

a: 1.7 cm diameter b: 1.3 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm c: 1 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm

Accession Number

1977.865c

Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture