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Gold foil bead

Sales price $350.00
Ancient mosaic glass bead with gold foil MSA37Ancient mosaic glass bead with gold foil MSA37
Ancient mosaic glass bead with gold foil MSA37Ancient mosaic glass bead with gold foil MSA37Ancient mosaic glass bead with gold foil MSA37
Description

37MSA
Gold foil mosaic glass bead
Date: 1 century BC to 2nd century AD
Mosaic cane glass

Drawn and turned from a premanufactured mosaic cane, consisted from longitudinal green, white, blue and amber with gold foil sub-canes on translucent amber -color base. 
Intact, excellent condition.
Height 11 mm, diameter 12 mm.

-Alexeeva E.M. Antichniye busi severnogo prichernomoriya, Academy of Science, Moscow, 1978, table 29: 72-73