London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
EIGHT CYLINDRICAL 'MILLEFIORI' GLASS BEADS
1ST CENTURY B.C./4TH CENTURY A.D.
Of hexagonal section, each decorated with floral rods, one with two faces, on red, green and turquoise blue ground, 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) long max.; a rectangular mosaic glass pendant, with two suspension loops above, composed of six black and white chequerboard squares with red borders, circa 1st Century B.C./4th Century A.D., 5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) long; and two Phoenician style blue glass head beads with yellow applied details, 1 in. (2.5 cm.) high (11)
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