String of Trade Beads


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Artifact Identification String of Trade Beads   (2012.03.0011)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Exchange Media
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture African, Italian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 30 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 1 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 90 g
Measuring Remarks Largest dimension is the measurement of length without untying the string. Second largest dimension is the thickness of a bead.
Materials Glass, Pigment, Plant, Plant--Wood, Plastic, Meteorite
Manufacturing Processes Stringing, Glassblowing--Millefiori
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

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 Lynn and Michael Noel Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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