Glass spacer bead

Glass; rod-formed and stamped | 2.5 x 1.5 x 1cm | c. 4th century A.D.

Unknown Artist

Uncertain color, appearing opaque black.

Elongated oval, plano-convex shape; two holes side by side.

On upper face, winged head (of Mercury?) in relief.

Intact, but slightly chipped at one side around holes; dulling, slight pitting, and weathering...
read more