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Mosaic bead

Sales price $450.00
Roman mosaic glass bead MSA55Roman mosaic glass bead MSA55
Roman mosaic glass bead MSA55Roman mosaic glass bead MSA55
Description

55MSA
Roman mosaic bead
Date: 2-3 century
Mosaic glass

Bead's matrix is formed by folding a premanufactured mosaic strip over a rod. Mosaic strip is composed of three sections of a complex mosaic cane with flower design.
Intact, very good condition.
Height 12 mm, diameter 14 mm

For similar beads 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. 165: 207-2