Glass eye bead

Glass; rod-formed | 0.7 x 0.9cm | c. 4th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

Dark blue, with additions in opaque white and cobalt blue.

Spherical shape with large vertical hole.

Twenty-four eyes in six diagonal rows of four.

Intact; dulling, pitting, weathering, and slight iridescence.

Credit: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, ...
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