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Trailed bead

Sales price $175.00
Germanic glass bead TM46Germanic glass bead TM46
Germanic glass bead TM46Metropolitan museum, 17.193.112, Morgan collection-1917

Germanic glass bead
Date: Migration period, last half of 6 century

Spirally applied white trail, combed into a zigzag pattern. Yellow trails applied over a zigzag at the each end.
Intact, very good condition.
Height 9 mm, diameter 15 mm

For published archaeological examples see:
- Koch, Ursula. Das Reihengräberfeld bei Schretzheim.  Berlin, 1977. Teil 1-Text ;Teil 2- Katalog und Tafeln, farbtafel 5: 58.1
- Metropolitan museum, 17.193.112, Morgan collection-1917