Two large Phoenician glass eye beads Circa 4th-3rd Century B.C. Rod-formed, each with four blue and white 'eyes' interspersed with applied yellow and green rod formed beads, all on a dark blue matrix, 21mm high (2)
Provenance: UK private collection, acquired in the 1980s.
Literature: Cf. D.B. Harden, Catalogue of Greek and Roman Glass in the British Museum. Volume 1. Core- and Rod-Formed Vessels and Pendants and Mycenaean Cast Objects, London, 1981, p. 154-5, nos. 450-3, pl. XXIX, fig. 18.