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Glass eye bead

Medium:
Glass; rod-formed and trailed
Dimensions:
Overall: 3/4in. (1.9cm) Other: 3/4in. (1.9cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.13
  • Description

    Translucent deep blue; trails in opaque yellow.
    Globular; sides decorated with three opaque yellow eyes with central dot.
    Intact; some dulling and pitting; slight iridescent weathering

  • Provenance

    From Cyprus

  • References

    Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 5801.

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