Trailed bead

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Germanic glass bead 85TMGermanic glass bead 85TM
Germanic glass bead 85TMGermanic glass bead 85TMMetropolitan Museum # 17.193.222, Morgan collection-1917

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

Spirally applied yellow trail, combed in opposite directions to festoons.
Intact, very good condition.
Height 17 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 5: 49.8
- Metropolitan Museum # 17.193.222, Morgan collection-1917
- I Longobardi, G. C. Menis; E. A. Arslan;Milano, Electa, 1990, p.204: IV.87, IV.88; p.65: I.57; p.454