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Mosaic bead

Sales price $800.00
Roman mosaic glass bead MSA48Roman mosaic glass bead MSA48
Roman mosaic glass bead MSA48Roman mosaic glass bead MSA48
Description

48MSA
Roman mosaic bead
Date: 1-3 century
Mosaic glass

Bead's matrix is formed by folding a premanufactured mosaic strip over a rod. Central band is composed of five square sections of quatrefoil leaves.
Intact, good condition.
Height 12 mm, diameter 15 mm


For published archaeological examples see:
- Alexeeva E.M. Antichniye busi severnogo prichernomoriya, Academy of Science, Moscow, 1982, table 48: 1,2
- M. Tempelmann-Maczynska, Die Perlen der römischen Kaiserzeit und der frühen Phase der Völkerwanderungszeit im mitteleuropäischen Barbaricum. Rom. Germ. Forsch. 43, 1985. taf. 11: 356a