Eye Bead

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Object Name: 
Eye Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
67.6.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.9 cm, Diam: 2.8 cm; Bore Diam: about 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 399-300 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Chait Galleries
Primary Description: 
Translucent green, very heavy, glass; coiled. Spherical shape; probably originally entirely covered with stratified "eye" motifs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Chait Galleries, Source
1967-11-02
Category: 
Technique: