Ancient Roman Bottle / Amphora Glass found in Afghanistan - Picture Collection 78
~ 200 BC to 400 AD
Rare collections of ancient Roman Glass convex discs
Found in Afghanistan, they were originally fragments of ancient bottles which have been drilled and rounded into curved discs, displaying a brilliant and multicoloured luminescence resulting from the glass's hundreds of years beneath the ground.

Ancient Roman glass disc beads

Strand length 16 ins / 41 cm .. Discs 25 x 2 to 30 x 2 mm .. Centre Disc 50 x 3 mm

Outer convex view of discs
Strand length 20 ins / 51 cm - Discs from 35 x 32 to 72 x 71 mm
Average glass thickness 7 mm - Weight 200 grams

Left and Centre: Outer convex - Right: Inner concave view of discs
Strand length 20 ins / 51 cm - Discs from 31 x 31 to 67 x 69 mm
Average glass thickness 7 mm - Weight 200 grams

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