Strand of Trade Beads


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Artifact Identification Strand of Trade Beads   (1971.08.0016)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Exchange Media
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Ghanaian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 29.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 9.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.8 cm
Weight 109 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Glass, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton
Manufacturing Processes Glassworking--Millefiori, Glassworking
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

See 1971.08.0002; overall label: see 1969.04.0001.


Eyo, Ekpo. Nigeria and the Evolution of Money. Lagos: Central Bank of Nigeria, 1979. Pp. 45-48. Simak, Evelyn and Carl Dreibelbis. African Beads: Jewels of a Continent. Denver, CO: Africa Direct, 2010.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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