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Early - Imperial Roman Glass Beads (images)


 

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250 BC through 99 AD. Early Roman Empire. 2 mosaic beads. Overall L: 2.1 cm. Accession No. 54.1.152-1






299 BC through 99 AD. Early Roman Empire. Egypt. 3 mosaic beads. Overall D: 1.3-1.5 cm. Accession No. 54.1.152-3.






50 BC through 25 AD. Early Roman Empire. Possibly Alexandria, Egypt. Overall L: 1.5 cm, Diam: 1.1 cm. Accession No. 76.1.25.









25 BC through 75 AD. Early Roman Empire. Possibly Alexandria, Egypt. Overall L: 3.3 cm, Diam: 1.6 cm. Accession No. 76.1.24.








99 BC through 99 AD. Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Mosaic checkerboard bead. Overall H: 1.4 cm, Diam: 1.7 cm. Accession No. 72.1.10.










99 BC through 99 AD. Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Mosaic bead. Overall L: 1.7 cm, Diam (max): 1.6 cm. Accession No. 74.1.40.










99 BC through 99 AD. Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Mosaic face bead. Overall D: 1.2 cm, Th: 4.5 mm. Accession No. 54.1.154.









99 BC through 99 AD. Early Imperial Rome. Eastern Mediterranean. Overall H: 1.4 cm, Diam: 1.6 cm. Accession No. 62.1.25.








99 BC through 99 AD. Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Overall W: 1.5 cm, D: 1.5 cm, Th: 0.7 cm. Accession No. 66.1.45.












99 BC through 99 AD. Early Imperial Rome. Overall Diam: 1.2 cm, L: 4.3 cm. Accession No. 95.1.41









99 BC through 99 AD. Early Roman Empire. Gold sandwich glass. Overall H: 1.9 cm, W: 0.6 cm, Th: 0.4 cm. Accession No. 76.1.94.













1 AD through 99 AD. Early Roman Empire. Possibly Egypt. Face bead.Overall H: 0.5 cm, W: 1.2 cm, D: 1.2 cm. Accession No. 95.1.4.










25 BC through 99 AD. Early Roman Empire. Possibly Italy or Egypt. 2 rosettes and two melon beads. (a) Diam: 1.5 cm ; (b) Diam: 1.5 cm; (c) L: 2 cm; (d) L: 1.6 cm. Accession No. 76.1.72.




25 BC through 99 AD. Early Imperial Rome. Possibly Egypt. Inlay face bead. Overall H: 1 cm, W: 1 cm,Th: 0.6 cm. Accession No. 76.1.85.












2nd half of the century BC through the 1st half of the 1st century AD. Late Republic or Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Flat with rounded edges and corners. Hole vertically through bead. Glass; layered and molded. Other: 5/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in. (1.6 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm). Accession No. 17.194.509.







1st Century. Early Imperial Rome, Egyptian. Glass; rod-formed. Overall: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm) Base: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm). Accession No. 17.194.504.








1st century. Early Imperial Rome. Translucent cobalt blue and opaque white.

Plano-convex oval with thin white layer as backing to blue. Pierced vertically with two small holes. Three ribs in high relief. Other: 1/4 x 1/2 x 5/8 in. (0.7 x 1.3 x 1.7 cm). Accession No. 17.194.511.





Late 1st Century BC to mid 1st Century AD. Early Imperial, Augustinian Roman necklace. 187 beads. Other: 23 in. (58.4 cm). Accession No. 37.128.11











1st century BC through 5th century AD. Black Roman glass bead with yellow. Height: 11/16 x 1 1/8 in. (1.7 x 2.8 cm). Accession No. 17.194.622.











1st century. Early Imperial Rome. Plano-convex oval with bevelled edge; slightly convex underside. Pierced vertically with one small hole. Three ribs in high relief. Height: 11/16 x 5/8 in. (1.7 x 1.6 cm) Accession No. 17.194.515.









1st century. Early Imperial Rome. Rod-formed eye bead. 7/16 x 1 1/16in. (1.1 x 2.7cm). Accession No. 74.51.341.











1st Century BC - 1st Century Ad. Early Imperial Rome. Eastern Mediterranean. Glass mosaic face bead. Diam.: 7/16 in. (1.1 cm). Accession No. 52.11.10.













1sst Century BC - 1st Century AD. Early Imperial Rome. Eastern Mediterranean. Glass mosaic face bead. Diam.: 1/2 in. (1.2 cm). Accession No. 52.11.11.











1st century BC through 1st century AD. Early Imperial Rome, Alexandria, Egypt. Other: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm). Accession No. 15.130.11.












1st Century. Early Imperial Rome, Alexandria, Egypt. Glass; rod-formed. 1 1/16 × 1 3/16 in. (2.6 × 2.9 cm). Accession No. 1982.97.13.











1st Century. Early Imperial Rome, Eastern Mediterranean. Glass mosaic face bead. Diam.: 3/8 in. (1 cm). Accession No. 52.11.9.









1st Century BC - 1st Century AD. Early Imperial Rome. Eastern Mediterranean. Glass mosaic face bead. H.: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm). Accession No. 52.11.16.









1st century AD. Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Mosaic face bead. H.: 9/16 in. (1.4 cm). Accession No. 52.11.12.









1st century AD Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Mosaic face bead. H.: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm). Accession No. 52.11.13.










1st century AD. Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Mosaic face bead. Diam.: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm) Accession No. 52.11.15.











1st century AD. Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Mosaic face bead. Diam.: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm). Accession No. 52.11.14.












1st century AD. Early Imperial Roman Egypt. Mosaic face bead. H.: 7/16 in. (1.1 cm). Accession No. 52.11.8.











1st Century. Early Imperial Rome. 12 glass mosaic beads. Other: 5 1/4 in. (13.4 cm). Accession No. 15.130.3.










1st Century. Imperial Rome. Blue glass bead. Height: 11/16 x 7/16 in. (1.7 x 1.1 cm). Accession No. 17.194.516.










1st Century Early Imperial Rome. Gold and glass. Other: 5/8 × 1/4 × 1 1/16 in. (1.6 × 0.6 × 2.7 cm). Accession No. 74.51.3939

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1st to 2nd Century. Imperial Roman glass and rock crystal beads. Other: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Accession No. 15.130.2.













1st century to 4th century. Imperial Rome. Height: 1/4 × 3/8 in. (0.7 × 0.9 cm). Accession No. 74.51.4049.











1st century to 4th century. Imperial Rome. Rod-formed glass bead.Height: 1/4 × 5/16 in. (0.7 × 0.8 cm). Accession No. 74.51.4048.










2nd Century - 3rd Century AD. Imperial Rome, Egypt. Diam.: 3/8 in. (1 cm). Accession No. 17.190.111.










100 AD to 299 AD. Imperial Roman Egypt. Overall H: 2.6 cm. Accession No. 59.1.537.















2nd Century - 4th Century AD. Imperial Rome. Diam.: 3/8 in. (1 cm). Accession No. 17.190.120.











2nd Century - 4th Century AD. Imperial Rome. Diam.: 7/16 in. (1.1 cm). Accession No. 17.190.115.











2nd Century AD. Imperial Rome. Alexandria, Egypt. Other: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm). Accession No. 15.130.5.








2nd Century - 4th Century AD. Imperial Rome. Mosaic glass bead. Diam.: 7/16 in. (1.1 cm). Accession No. 17.190.114.










2nd Century. Corfu, Greece.

Gold ear-ring, fluted ring decorated at the wide end with two circles of globules and two green glass beads (missing on one) strung on a wire; the ring terminates in a lynx head with a loop soldered below for the reception of the narrow end; broken. Height: 2.10 centimetres Weight: 53 grains. Accession No. 1868,0110.415, 1868,0110.416








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