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Ancient Roman Glass Fragment Beads Afghanistan

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Title Ancient Roman Glass Fragment Beads Afghanistan
Other Names Rosetta or star beads
Type of Object Glass fragments
People Tikar/Bamunka
Made In Ancient Rome
Traded In Afghanistan
Approximate Age Ancient--exact age is unknown.
Overall Condition Good. 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 Stained, decoration loss, wear
Bead Size 2-12 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison (US penny is 19mm diameter).
Strand Length 18 inches of beads (including string/raffia)

Picture is an example, yours will be very similar.

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