A ROMAN GLASS BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Composed of globular, ring-shaped and spherical beads and pearls, centered by a green glass melon-shaped bead, interspersed with modern gold beads; strung with a modern hook-and-loop closure
18½ in. (47 cm.) long
Art Market, Beirut, 1967.
Acquired by the father of the current owner in Beirut, 1967; thence by descent, brought to the U.S. circa 1982-1983.