FIFTY ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS BEADS
Circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D.
Including rectangular beads with Nilotic birds in profile, seven on an opaque yellow ground, four on an opaque red ground, their bodies blue or white with details in yellow, white, red and black; and disk-shaped beads with a Medusa mask, thirty-eight on an opaque red ground, one on a translucent green ground, each with yellow for the face, black and white for the hair and eyes, the mouth in red, each bead perforated for suspension
7/16 in. (1.1 cm) long for the largest (50)