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Trailed bead

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Ancient Germanic glass bead 88TMAncient Germanic glass bead 88TM
Ancient Germanic glass bead 88TMAncient Germanic glass bead 88TMAncient Germanic glass bead 88TMMetropolitan museum, 17.193.67, Morgan collection-1917
Description

88TM
Germanic glass bead
Frankish, Thuringian, Merovingian, Ostrogothic, Lombardic
Date: Migration period, last half of 6 century


Two blue glass trails as crossing waves applied to white matrix.
Intact, very good condition.
Height 8 mm, diameter 8 mm

For published archaeological examples see:
- Koch, Ursula. Das Reihengräberfeld bei Schretzheim.  Berlin, 1977. Teil 1-Text ;Teil 2- Katalog und Tafeln, farbtafel 3: 34.7
- Metropolitan museum, 17.193.67, Morgan collection-1917
- I Longobardi, G. C. Menis; E. A. Arslan;Milano, Electa, 1990, X.137