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Ancient Roman Glass Beads

Ancient Roman Glass Beads


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1412863

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Glass shards excavated in Afghanistan that have been knapped and drilled into pendants/beads. Many have an intense opalescent (dichroic?) patina. These out from Afghanistan via China. They are quite thin and date to around the 500 CE, possibly late Roman. There are 50+ pieces; also there are numerous small ancient spacer tiny glass beads these may be used in contemporary jewelry settings. Note scale in enlargements. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.