Beads excavated and purchased by the archaeological expedition to Antioch


String of beads purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]

Amber bead in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Stripped glass bead in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Glass bead with a blue swirl in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Glass bead with made on a very wide mandrel; in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Small, faience bead in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Small, glass bead in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Green glass bead (with devitrification) in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Dark (black?) glass bead in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Glass bead with a granulated-like surface (mold made?); in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Lentil shaped faience bead in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Multi-colored bead in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Green glass bead (with weathered, pitted surface) in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Bead with swirled colors in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Small, green glass bead with swirled colors in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Small, glass bead with a red eye in the string purchased from a private individual - collected near the Daphne excavtion area. Reg. no. P4705-G120 / 57G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Original photograph showing glass beads found in a metal cannister with small bells, 8 coins of Constantius II (AD 337 - 361 ), and other artifacts found during 1935 in a burial context in the tomb 7 in northeasat cemetery. Reg. no. L330/3 G. [Archives of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Blue glass bead found in a metal cannister with small bells, 8 coins of Constantius II (AD 337 - 361 ), and other artifacts found during 1935 in a burial context in the tomb 7 in northeasat cemetery. Reg. no. L330/3 G. [Archives of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Three blue glass beads found in a metal cannister with small bells, 8 coins of Constantius II (AD 337 - 361 ), and other artifacts found during 1935 in a burial context in the tomb 7 in northeasat cemetery. Reg. no. L330/3 G. [Archives of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Four beads (both glass and faience) found in a metal cannister with small bells, 8 coins of Constantius II (AD 337 - 361 ), and other artifacts found during 1935 in a burial context in the tomb 7 in northeasat cemetery. Reg. no. L330/3 G. [Archives of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Large bead (probably glass but could also be crystal) found in a metal cannister with small bells, 8 coins of Constantius II (AD 337 - 361 ), and other artifacts found during 1935 in a burial context in the tomb 7 in northeasat cemetery. Reg. no. L330/3 G. [Archives of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Small jug-shaped found under the mosaic in room 2a, house 1, area S-19-K. Height = 1.6 cm, diameter = 1.2 cm and diameter of the rim = 6.5 mm. Black and white glass; the inside of the bead is hollow. Reg. no. c631-G271. [Archives of the Princeton Art Museum.]


Gold wrapped bead. Reg. no. 6025.J24. [Archives of the Princeton Art Museum.]



Necklace of glass beads found in situ in a Roman sarcophagus.

Glass beads found in a cache with two (small) metal beels and other artifacts in a tomb. Reg. no. L330/3 G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]

Closeup of some of the glass beads found in a cache with two (small) metal beels and other artifacts in a tomb. Reg. no. L330/3 G. [Study collection of the Princeton Art Museum.]
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