Mosaic Glass Bead from Roman Egypt

Illustration

Arienne King
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 26 January 2018
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This 1st Century CE Millefiori-formed glass bead from Alexandria, Egypt is a part of the collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. On its surface is a complex and beautiful pattern of multi-coloured stars, stripes and flecks.

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Art, M. M. o. (2018, January 26). Mosaic Glass Bead from Roman Egypt. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7975/mosaic-glass-bead-from-roman-egypt/

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Mosaic Glass Bead from Roman Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 26, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7975/mosaic-glass-bead-from-roman-egypt/.

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Mosaic Glass Bead from Roman Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Jan 2018. Web. 22 Jun 2021.