11 December 2003
A ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS FACE BEAD
Possibly Egypt, Circa 1st Century A.D.
Disk-shaped, with a yellow face on a red ground, the details in black and white; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
¼ in. (0.6 cm.) high; ring size 6
Japanese collection, acquired in the early 1980s.
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