Composite Eye Bead

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Object Name: 
Composite Eye Bead
Accession Number: 
54.1.143-5
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 1.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-250 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue, bluish-green, turquoise, opaque white and opaque yellow glass, mostly dull surface, some pitting; formed on a wire or core, trail-decorated, tooled. Irregular barrel-shaped beads of bluish-green glass, three applied eyes with red in a yellow cane left in relief on the surface.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim, Source
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 117, #247; BIB# 29547