Strand of Trade Beads

1971.08.0017

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Strand of Trade Beads   (1971.08.0017)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Exchange Media
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Ghanaian
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 48.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 1.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.8 cm
Weight 68 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Glass, Metal--Brass
Manufacturing Processes Glassworking, Forging--Cold, Stringing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

See 1969.04.0001

Bibliography

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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