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Two beads

Sales price $150.00
Ancient iridescent monochrome glass beadsTwo ancient iridescent monochrome glass beads 132MA
Ancient iridescent monochrome glass beadsAncient iridescent monochrome glass beads
Description

132MA
Two ellipsoidal beads
Eastern Mediterranean
Date: 7-9 century AD
Byzantine or Islamic

Ellipsoidal form, translucent amethyst-colored iridescent glass.
Intact, very good condition.
Height 19 mm, diameter 9 mm

For similar published examples see:
- V.Kovalevskaya, Komputernaya obrabotka massovogo arhaeologicheskogo materiala is rannesrednevekovih pamyatnikov Evrasii, Moscow, 2000, p. 11: #99
- Ve´ronique Arveiller-Dulong, Marie-Dominique Nenna.  Les Verres antiques du Musée du Louvre III : Parure, instruments et éléments d’incrustation, Paris, Éditions du Louvre, Somogy, 2011, p. 192: #243