Bead with figure of a goddes (Aphrodite Anadyomene?)

Glass, gold foil | 1 x 0.4in | 100 BC-100 AD

Unknown Artist

Gold glass beads were a Hellenistic development. They were created by combining drawn tubes of colorless glass with gold foil. The earliest examples were finished bead by bead. These are all modern stringings; most ancient stringing patterns are lost...
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