String of Trade Beads

2012.03.0042

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Artifact Identification String of Trade Beads   (2012.03.0042)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  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) 38 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 1.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 1 cm
Weight 130 g
Measuring Remarks Largest Dimension measures length of folded string. Second and Third Largest Dimension measures a single bead.
Materials Pigment, Glass, Stone, Plant
Manufacturing Processes Glassblowing--Millefiori, Stringing
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
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 Lynn and Michael Noel Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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