Glass compound eye bead

Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

Not on view

Semi-opaque pale turquoise green ground; additions in opaque white, translucent cobalt blue and honey brown.
Squat spherical shape with rounded ends to vertical hole.
Three brown disks, arranged symmetrically around side, each with rosette of seven eyes in white and blue.
Intact; dulling, some pitting, and faint creamy iridescent weathering, with one small patch of encrustation.

Glass compound eye bead, Glass, Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

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