Seller: lepanese (992) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 123503301004 Gold and mosaic faced bead, probably Egypt or Phoenicia Late Period, 500-100 BC. Green, blue, red and yellow colored glass bead with a pattern of three inlayed faces. Two faces uniquely overlapping (folded on each other) . A rare master piece of ancient glass making. A fine ancient art on a bead of less than half an inch in diameter. With two gold disks on the bottom and the top, with a twisted wire forming a loop. Rare piece. Length: 2.3 cm including loop. References: The History of Beads, by Lois Sherr Dubin, page # 60. Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum, Beads and Other Small Objects, lot # 205, 206. Visit My eBay Store: PHOENICIA HOLYLAND ANTIQUITIES Our policy: · WE SHIP WORLDWIDE, NOT IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY. · Buyer pays shipping and handling. · NY resident must pay 8.375% for sales tax. · It comes with Certificate of Authenticity. · We accept PAYPAL. · We sell ONLY REAL ANCIENT!! · Returns are accepted for authenticity reasons (which you will never have a problem with.). · Returns are accepted within 14 days or receiving the item. · If you have any questions, please ask before the end of the auction. · WE TRY OUR BEST TO SERVE YOU.