Agora Object: J 236
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   J 236
Inventory Number:   J 236
Section Number:   ΒΕ 1891
Conservation Number:   3015
Title:   Carnelian Beads
Category:   Jewelry & Gems
Description:   A series of twenty-nine carnelian beads of various sizes and shapes, all intact.
The eight smallest are roughly cut and rounded. Eighteen have an elongated elliptical shape, each one slightly different in size. One single bead, the largest in diameter, is biconical and flattened on one side. All are pierced through center.
Polished red carnelian with dark veins.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Mycenaean Chamber Tomb.
Notebook Page:   8859
Dimensions:   L. (smallest) ) 0.0035-0.0045, (elliptical) 0.0075-0.0015, (biconical) 0.005; Diam. (smallest) 0.004-0.007, (elliptical) 0.0065-0.0076, (biconical) 0.011
Material:   Stone
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. 271, no. 48 c,d,e, fig. 39.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 72 (2003)
Report: 1998 Excavations
Image: 1998.01.0011
Image: 1998.01.0012
Image: 1999.02.0314
Deposit: K 2:5
Card: J 236