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Ancient Roman Glass Bowl Fragments Beads

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Title Ancient Roman Glass Bowl Fragments Beads
Type of Object Glass bowl fragments                                   
Made In Ancient Rome
Traded In Afghanistan
Approximate Age Ancient--exact age is unknown.
Overall Condition Fair to good. Roman glass fragments range from light green to a dark green color. Beads showing the effects of age, some are chipped. Some of our beads have traveled at least three continents, and have graced numerous owners. Small chips, corrosion, and pitting are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.
Damage/Repair Chips, pits.
Bead Size 8-37 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison.
Strand Length 16 inches of beads (including string/raffia)

These elegant glass disks were found in Afghanistan, and are made from fragments of ancient Roman bowls.

Additional information: To learn more about these and other ancient beads, please read A BEAD TIMELINE (Lankton).