Eye Bead

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Object Name: 
Eye Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.549 C
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.4 cm, Diam: 1.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 399-300 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque dark blue and white glasses; coiled. Spherical shape; decorated with eight "revolving eyes", each of a dark blue layer imposed on opaque white, each four enclosed by a circlet of inserted short parallel lines of opaque white glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hussey, Nellie B., Source
1951
Category: 
Technique: