Glass bead


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Ground in semi-opaque dark blue, appearing black; additions in opaque yellow and white.
Spherical with large vertical hole with rounded edges.
Three horizontal trails, two in yellow flanking one in white, around center of bead; at one end, row of eight marvered dots, five in yellow, three in white; at other end, nine broad stripes, five in yellow, four in white.
Intact; dulling and creamy iridescent weathering

Black opaque bead with yellow and white bands and spots.

Glass bead, Glass, Carthaginian

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