Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
71.3.63
Dimensions: 
1.5 cm x 2.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
500-699
Primary Description: 
Eye Bead - Barrel shaped; light blue body and core with numerous small (0.5 cm) eyes scattered over surface. Eyes made by impressing glass into the body of the head, in the following order: (starting from outside ring) dark blue, white, red, white, red, white. Two eyes have lost their color, probably as a result of local cleaning.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lamb, Alastair, Source
Category: 
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