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Margaretologist 12(2) Issue 28 1999

Middle Eastern Glass Beads: A New Paradigm

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Stratified eye bead (left) cane eye bead (right). Can eye 14 mm diameter.

Torus folded beads.
Largest 17.3 mm diameter.

Fustat Fused Rod bead.
Photo: Jürgen Busch.

"Blob" deorated glass fragment made into a piece of jewelry in more recent times; Iran. Width 35.2 mm.

Folded (black and white) and pierced-and-folded (black, white and red) fragments and wasters from Vijaya. Longest 12.9 mm.

Fused mosaic bead fragments from Sungai Mas.
Longest 20.6 mm.

Viking beads are here.

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