Ancient Egyptian Glass Millefiori Bead

Description
Ancient Egyptian Glass Millefiori Bead
Circa 3rd-1st Century BC

An Egyptian rectangular-shaped millefiori glass bead, pierced longitudinally for suspension. Millefiori technique, meaning “thousands of flower” in Italian, is one of the most ancient glasswork techniques, which can be traced back to the 1400 BC.

Measurements: 1 cm length

Provenance: From a UK collection, 1920's-1940's

Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Glass
Object
Millefiori Bead
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 3rd-1st Century BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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