- Late Imperial
- ca. 4th–5th century A.D.
- Glass; drawn and tooled
- Overall: 15/16 x 2 11/16in. (2.4 x 6.8cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
Uncertain color, appearing opaque black.
Thick, open band with rounded edges and tapering towards ends.
Outer surface decorated with two deep parallel grooves running horizontally along the length of the band, which is then divided into segments by ten vertical indents; ends are pinched in and pressed flat with regular parallel lines in relief on both surfaces and appearing like the fins or tail of a fish.
Intact; dulling and many patches of brownish enamel-like weathering.
Black bracelet with crisscross molded lines.