Medieval Ancient Singles
Excellent quality beads found in Mauritania - dating from the Ancient Roman Period through the Early and Late Islamic Periods .. approximately 900 to 2000 years old.
Click the link for an interesting article on
Islamic Glass-by Robert K. Liu of Ornament Magazine

20 x 14 - hs 5 < 6 mm Tb
mas 212-14   38

16 x 20 - hs 4 < 5 mm
mas 212-02   48

15 x 19 - hs 6.5 < 7 mm
mas 212-03   60

13 x 20 - hs 4 < 5 mm
mas 212-06   56

12 x 18 - hs 4 < 5 mm
mas 212-07   48

12 x 16 - hs 4 < 5 mm
mas 212-08   44

7 x 11 - hs 3 mm
mas 212-09   28

13 x 17 - hs 3 < 4 mm
mas 212-10   60

34 x 10 - hs 2 < 4 mm
mas 212-11   80

24 x 10 - hs 3<4 mm
mas 211-25   80

12 x 12 - hs 2 mm
mas 211-27   26

14 x 8 - hs 2 < 3 mm
mas 211-28   22

9 x 8 - hs 1 < 2 mm
mas 211-32   24

8 x 8 - hs 2.5 mm
mas 211-34   16

16 x 9 - hs 2<2.5 mm
6 'eyes'
mas 211-15   38

14 x 11 - hs 3 mm
2 'eyes'
mas 211-16   38

13 x 12 - hs 1.4 mm
mas 211-17   32

12 x 8 - hs 1.5 < 2 mm ##
mas 211-20   26

11 x 14 - hs 3 < 4 mm
mas 211-22   28

8 x 13 - hs 3 < 5 mm
mas 211-23   26

23 x 8 - hs 2 < 4 mm
mas 211-24   18

17 x 20 - hs 4 mm
mas 211-01   48

14 x 17 - hs 4 mm
mas 211-02   48

13 x 16 - hs 3 mm W
Torus mas 211-03   22

11 x 13 - hs 2 < 3 mm
1 eye 
mas 211-04   22

10 x 12 - hs 3 mm
6 eyes
mas 211-06   22

9 x 11 - hs 2 < 2.5 mm
mas 211-07   22

6 x 9 - hs 1.4 mm
mas 211-08   24

12 x 4 - hs 1.6 < 2 mm
mas 210-31   18

21 x 12 - hs 3 mm
mas 210-33   48

12 x 14 - hs 4 < 5 mm 
6 eyes  
mas 210-06   46

14 x 14 - hs 3 < 4 mm
mas 210-15   40

11 x 14 - hs 3 < 5 mm
mas 210-16   48

11 x 17 - hs 5 < 6 mm
mas 209-06   44

12 x 11 - hs 3 mm
mas 209-26   18

11 x 11 - hs 2 < 3 mm
mas 209-27   26

8 x 9 - hs 2.3 mm
mas 209-32   38

7 x 8 - hs 1 < 3 mm 14 eyes
mas 209-34   38

6 x 8 - hs 2 mm  C
mas 209-36   22

7 x 8 - hs 2 < 4 mm
mas 209-38   28

7 x 9 - hs 2 mm
mas 209-41   28

11 x 17 - hs 2 < 3 mm
mas 209-47   18

9 x 13 - hs 3 < 4 mm
mas 209-08   22

9 x 12 - hs 4 mm  P  SQ
mas 209-50   18

7 x 12 - hs 4 mm  P  SQ
mas 209-51   28

8 x 12 - hs 4 < 5 mm  P
mas 209-52   28

9 x 11 - hs 4 mm  P  SQ
mas 209-53   26

9 x 13 - hs 4 < 5 mm  P
mas 209-54   18

8 x 14 - hs 4 < 5 mm  P
mas 209-55   18

9 x 13 - hs 4 < 5 mm  P
mas 209-56   24

KEY
Tr = Triangular shaped   C= Cone   Cu= Cube   Cyl= Cylinder Pv = Possibly early Venetian
T= Tiny chip  Tb = Translucent blue  P= Pyramid shaped   D = Disc W = Worn Pattern  SQ = Square hole
## Two interesting ancient bead fragments with inserted Silver and Aventurine? spiral decorative lines
hs = Hole Size - For example: hs 4 < 5 mm = Tapered hole measuring from 4 up to 5 mm
Scanned views of the other sides or end views are available on request from serious potential buyers.

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