Agora Object: J 234
Inventory Number:   J 234
Section Number:   ΒΕ 1889
Conservation Number:   3014
Title:   Tiny Faience Beads
Category:   Jewelry & Gems
Description:   A total of about 500 small beads in a very good state of preservation .
Fifty are paired (still stuck together from manufacture). Thirty-one are kept separated in a bag, the others are strung on a nylon fish line. All very uniform circular shape, flat on both sides. Hole through center.
Glass paste of various colors, white, cream, yellow, blue, gray and brown.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Mycenaean Chamber Tomb.
Handling:   Fragile! Handle with care.
Notebook Page:   8859
Dimensions:   L. ca. 0.001; Diam. ca. 0.001-0.002
Material:   Faience
Date:   24 July 1998
Section:   ΒΕ
Grid:   K/1,3-2/5,6
Elevation:   52.09-51.151m.
Masl:   51.151-52.09m.
Deposit:   K 2:5
Bibliography:   Hesperia 72 (2003), p. 272, no. 48 j, fig. 39.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 72 (2003)
Report: 1998 Excavations
Images (4)
Deposit: K 2:5
Card: J 234