Two beads

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Ancient iridescent monochrome glass beadsTwo ancient monochrome glass beads 119MA
Ancient iridescent monochrome glass beadsAncient iridescent monochrome glass beads

Two cubical beads
Date: 7-9 century AD
Byzantine or Islamic

Cube with rounded corners. Translucent light-blue glass.
Intact, very good condition. Surface is totally iridescent.
Height 10 mm, 9x9 mm

For similar published examples see:
- J. Callmer,Trade beads and bead trade in Scandinavia ca. 800-1000 A.D., 1977, pl.1: A183T
- V.Kovalevskaya, Komputernaya obrabotka massovogo arhaeologicheskogo materiala is rannesrednevekovih pamyatnikov Evrasii, Moscow, 2000, p. 20: #117