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Late Imperial Roman Glass Beads (images)


 

3rd - 4th Century. Gotland, Sweden. Glass bead of a glodular shape is made in a millefiori technique. The colours alternate from yellow to blue in a chequered band and in an arrangement of four squares. The yellow squares are formed by spirals and the blue one have red dots encircled by a white line in the middle. Diameter: 28.50 millimetres Height: 21.50 millimetres Weight: 24.45 grammes. Accession No. 1921,1101.59.


3rd century to 4th century. Late Imperial Rome. Cast polyhedron, comprising 6 squares and 8 triangles; pierced longitudinally with hole. Overall: 1/2 x 7/16in. (1.3 x 1.1cm). Accession No. 74.51.333









3rd Century to 4th Century. Late Imperial Rome. Diam.: 7/16 in. (1.1 cm). Accession No. 15.130.8.










3rd century to 4th century. Late Imperial Roman Egypt. Other: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm). Accession No. 15.130.9.















3rd century to 4th century. Late Imperial Roman Egypt. Other: 1/2 x 5/16 in. (1.2 x 0.8 cm). Accession No. 17.194.503









3rd century to 4th century. Late Imperial Roman Egypt. Other: 11/16 x 5/16 in. (1.8 x 0.7 cm). Accession No. 17.194.506.








3rd century to 4th century. Late Imperial Roman Egypt. Other: 13/16 x 5/16 in. (2 x 0.7 cm). Accession No. 17.194.505.









4th century. Late Imperial Roman Eastern Mediterranean. Other: 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. (2.8 x 1.3 cm). Accession No. 17.194.671.












4th century. Late Imperial Rome. Rod-formed and stamped. Elongated oval, plano-convex shape; two holes side by side. On upper face, winged head (of Mercury?) in relief. Other: 1 x 5/8 x 3/8 in. (2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm). Accession No. 17.194.463.








4th Century AD. Late Imperial Rome. Strung glass beads. Other: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm). Accession No. 15.130.4.






4th Century AD. Late Imperial Rome. Strung glass beads. Other: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm). Accession No.

15.130.6.





4th Century AD. Late Imperial Rome.

Glass bead. Other: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm). Accession No. 15.130.10.











4th Century AD. Late Imperial Rome. Diam.: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm). Accession No. 17.190.117.



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4th century. Late Imperial Roman Eastern Mediterranean. Other: 1 3/4 x 3/8 in. (4.4 x 0.9 cm). Accession No. 17.194.670.

















300 through 399. Late Imperial Rome. Spacer bead with theatrical mask. Overall H: 2.8 cm, W: 1.9 cm. Accession No. 59.1.161.













3rd - 5th Century. Late Imperial Rome. Glass; rod-formed and applied. Diam.: 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm). Accession No. 17.194.405.












4th century to 6th century AD. Late Imperial Rome or early Byzantine. Black with yellow zigzag stripe. Glass; rod-formed and trailed. L.: 3/8 in. (1 cm)

Diam.: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm). Accession No. 74.51.10.








7th Century. Late Roman. Copper alloy ring with glass bead. Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 11/16 in. (4.5 x 3.9 x 1.7 cm)

bead: 11/16 x 1/4 in. (1.7 x 0.7 cm). Accession No. 17.191.3.










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