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Ancient Roman Glass Earrings Beads Bowl Fragments Afghanistan

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Title Ancient Roman Glass Earrings Beads Bowl Fragments Afghanistan
Materials Roman glass bead bowl fragments, lapis stone
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 Beads showing the effects of age: scratches, discoloration, pitting and chips.
People Afghani
Object Size 1.25 inch drop. See picture with penny for size comparison.
Necklace Length 20 inches (includes string/raffia)
Pendant Size 3 X 1.75 Inch
Strand Length 26 inches (including string/raffia)
Brand Unbranded
Style Statement
Type Earrings

Additional information: These elegant glass disks were found in Afghanistan, and are made from fragments of ancient Roman bowls. To learn more about these and other ancient beads, please read A BEAD TIMELINE (Lankton).