Composite Eye Bead

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Object Name: 
Composite Eye Bead
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam: 1.1 cm, Th: 0.9 cm
Not on Display
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. Small cylindrical bead related to (I) in deep blue matrix three simple eyes with deep blue centers in white highlighted above and below with a prunt of yellow, the space between each eye highlighted by a prunt of white above and below.
Kouchakji, Fahim, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 117, #245; BIB# 29547