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ROMAN BEAD

Fragment of blue glass bead. This object represents half of a bead, in that it is semicircular in section. It is 6.7mm long, 5.04mm wide, 2.9mm thick and weighs 0.14g. It is a bright cobalt blue in colour, with the outer surface fairly abraded and dull and the inner surface retaining its shine. Due to its association with other Roman material, it may be of this date, though it could conceivably be…