MOSAIC BEADS      
       LATE ANTIQUITY AND EARLY MEDIEVAL:

 

 

GERMANIC TRIBES  V-VII C. A.D. :
FRANKISH, ALAMANNIC, OSTROGOTHIC, VISIGOTHIC, GEPIDIC :

 

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MS307  SOLD
V-VI c. A.D.
26 x 25 x 23 mm.
 

 

 

ms184.jpg (67239 bytes)
MS184 SOLD
VI c. A.D.
26 x 26 x 25 mm.
 

 

 

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MS344                                         SOLD
VI c. A.D.
7 x 26 mm.
 

 

 

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MS12                                 SOLD
VI c. A.D.
7 x 28 mm.
 

 

 

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MS183  SOLD
IV-VI c. A.D.
29 x 29 mm.
 

 

 

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MS10                 SOLD
V-VII c. A.D.
9 x 18 mm.
 

 

 

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MS24     SOLD
V-VIIc. A.D.
12 x 14 mm.
 

 

 

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MS249   SOLD
V-VII c. A.D.
12 x 14 mm.
 

 

 

ms316.jpg (55620 bytes)
MS316 SOLD
V-VII c. A.D.
13 x 10 mm.
 

 

 

ms147.jpg (13325 bytes)
MS147  SOLD
VI-VII c. A.D.
11 x 13 mm.
 

 

 


MS469  SOLD
VI-VII c. A.D.
11 x 12 mm.
 

 

 


MS470  SOLD
VI-VII c. A.D.
10 x 12 mm.
 

 

 

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MS32   SOLD
VI c. A.D.
11 x 11 mm.
 

 

 

ms144.jpg (15479 bytes)
MS144SOLD
VI c. A.D.
13 x 13 mm.
 

 

 


MS447
VI c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
$ 100

 

 


MS448
VI c. A.D.
12 x 12 mm.
$100

 

 

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MS230 SOLD
VI c. A.D.
10 x 13 mm.
 

 

 


MS449
VI c. A.D.
11 x 12 mm.
$ 150

 

 


MS450  SOLD
VI c. A.D.
12 x 13 mm.
 

 

 


MS453
VI c. A.D.
11 x 12 mm.
$100

 

 


MS461
VI c. A.D.
11 x 12 mm.
$ 175

 

 


MS465
VI c. A.D.
10 x 12 mm.
$ 125

 

 


MS463
VI c. A.D.
10 x 11 mm.
$ 100

 

 


MS455
VI c. A.D.
11 x 11 mm.
$ 125

 

 


MS476
VI c. A.D.
11 x 11 mm.
$ 75

 

 

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MS149 SOLD
VI-VII c. A.D.
12 x 12 mm.
 

 

 


MS460
VI-VII c. A.D.
10 x 10 mm.
$ 150

 

 


MS456
VI-VII c. A.D.
11 x 14 mm.
$ 250

 

 

ms154.jpg (15607 bytes)
MS154 SOLD
VI-VII c.
12 x 12 mm.
 

 

 


MS454
VI c. A.D.
13 x 12 mm.
$ 250

 

 


MS466  SOLD
VI-VII c. A.D.
12 x 12 mm.
 

 

 


MS468
VI-VII c. A.D.
11 x 11 mm.
$ 75

 

 


MS446
VI-VII c. A.D.
10 x 10 mm.
$ 75

 

 

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MS233   SOLD
VI-VII c. A.D.
9 x 10 mm.
 

 

 

ms234.jpg (11831 bytes)
MS234  SOLD
VI-VII c. A.D.
10 x 9 mm.
 

 

 


MS464
VI-VII c. A.D.
11 x 12 mm.
$ 125

 

 


MS458
VI-VII c. A.D.
11 x 11 mm.
$ 150

 

 


MS459
VI-VIII c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
$ 150

 

 


MS457
VI-VIII c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
$ 100

 

 

ms232.jpg (12889 bytes)
MS232  SOLD
VI-VIII c. A.D.
10 x 11 mm.
 

 

 

ms236.jpg (11821 bytes)
MS236  SOLD
VI-VIII c. A.D.
10 x 10 mm.
 

 

 


MS462
VI-VIII c. A.D
11 x 12 mm.
$125

 

 


MS477
VI-VIII c. A.D
10 x 10 mm.
$ 125

 

 


MS467
VI-VII c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
$ 45
 

 

ms229.jpg (14142 bytes)
MS229  SOLD
VI-VII c. A.D.
11 x 12 mm.
chipped
 

 

ms250.jpg (16685 bytes)
MS250 SOLD
V-VI c. A.D.
9 x 11 mm.

 

 

ms238.jpg (12581 bytes)
MS238  SOLD
VI-VII c. A.D.
12 x 10 mm.

 

 

ms20.jpg (17895 bytes)
MS20  SOLD
IV-VI c. A.D.
12 x 13 mm. 
mended
 

 

EURASIA
VI - XI CENTURY A.D. :

 


MS471
VII-VIII c. A.D.
5 x 5 mm.
$ 150

 

 

ms240.jpg (12500 bytes)
MS240   SOLD
VII-VIII c. A.D.
8 x 8 mm.
 

 

 

ms159.jpg (16032 bytes)
MS159 SOLD
VII-VIII c. A.D.
10 x 12 mm.
 

 

 

ms9.jpg (14073 bytes)
MS9 SOLD
VII-VIII c. A.D.
9 x 10 mm.
 

 

 

ms8.jpg (11386 bytes)
MS8 SOLD
VII-VIII c. A.D.
8 x 8 mm.
 

 

 

ms241.jpg (12919 bytes)
MS241 SOLD
VII-VIII c. 
8 x 10 mm.
 

 

 

ms239.jpg (14553 bytes)
MS239  SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
 

 

 

ms257.jpg (12186 bytes)
MS257 SOLD
VII-VIII c. A.D.
10 x 9 mm.
 

 

 

ms256.jpg (12501 bytes)
MS256 SOLD
VII-VIII c. A.D.
9 x 10 mm.
 

 

 

ms140.jpg (9668 bytes)
MS140                    SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D
18 x 7 mm.
 

 

 

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MS108              SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D
18 x 8 mm.
 

 

 

ms11.jpg (14196 bytes)
MS11                     SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D
8 x 23 mm.
 

 

 

ms337.jpg (71976 bytes)
MS337                       SOLD
VI c. A.D.
7 x 28 mm.
 

 

 


MS417     SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D
14 x 7 mm.
$ 375

 

 

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MS139 SOLD
VI-VIII c.
10 x 11 mm.
 

 

 

ms109.jpg (10641 bytes)
MS109                            SOLD
VIII c. A.D.
25 x 8 mm.
 

 

 

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MS331                           SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D.
7 x 7 x 21 mm.
 

 

 

ms138.jpg (10176 bytes)
MS138                        SOLD
VIII c. A.D.
20 x 7 mm.
 

 

 

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MS141                   SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D
19 x 6 mm.
 

 

 


MS475                             SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D.
7 x 23 mm.
 

 

 

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MS214                        SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D
6 x 21 mm.
 

 

 


MS474 
VIII-IX c. A.D
5 x 8 mm.
$ 150

 

 

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MS125 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
18 x 18 mm.
 

 

 

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MS118  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
9 x 11 mm.
 

 

 

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MS5                                 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 35 mm.
 

 

 


MS414   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 9 mm.
 

 

 

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MS25   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 11 mm.
 

 

 


MS423 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
9 x 10 mm.
 

 

 


MS430  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
8 x 10 mm.
 

 

 


MS426  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
 

 

 


MS425
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 11 mm.
$ 125

 

 


MS428 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 9 mm.
 

 

 


MS427
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 11 mm.
$ 200

 

 


MS429
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 9 mm.
$ 150

 

 


MS472  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
7 x 7 mm.
 

 

 


MS472  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
7 x 8 mm.
 

 

 


MS422  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
9 x 9 mm.
 

 

 


MS421
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 11 mm.
$ 100

 

 


MS411 SOLD
VI-VIII c. A.D.
10 x 9 mm.
 

 

 


MS412
VI-VIII c. A.D.
11 x 13 mm.
$ 125

 

 


MS419   SOLD
VI-VIII c. A.D.
11 x 8 mm.
 

 

 

ms117.jpg (15028 bytes)
MS117  SOLD
VI-VIII c. A.D.
10 x 11 mm.
 

 

 


MS420
VI-VIII c. A.D.
19 x 10 mm.
$ 200

 

 

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MS77                 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 20 mm.

 

 


MS415
VII-IX c. A.D.
12 x 10 x 8  mm. 
$ 60
 

 


MS416 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 11 mm. 

 

 

ms78.jpg (12299 bytes)
MS78   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
9 x 11 mm. 

 

 

ms95.jpg (10638 bytes)
MS95  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 10 mm.
 

 

 


MS413
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
$ 70

 

 


MS401
VII-IX c. A.D.
10x 8 mm.
$ 60

 

 


MS409
VII-IX c. A.D.
12 x 12 mm.
$ 250

 

 

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MS145 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
9 x 11 mm.
 

 

 


MS402  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
9 x 9 mm.
 

 

 


MS405   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
12 x 12 mm.
 

 

 


MS392   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 12 mm.
 

 

 


MS393   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 12 mm.
 

 

 

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MS209  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 13 mm.
 

 

 


MS394  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
 

 

 


MS407
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
$ 90

 

 


MS390        SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
17 x 8 x 10 mm.
 

 

 


MS391              SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
19 x 7 x 10 mm.
 

 

 

ms91.jpg (15667 bytes)
MS91  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
13 x 13 mm.
 

 

 


MS396  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
13 x 13 mm.
 

 

 


MS400  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
13 x 12 mm.
 

 

 


MS397    SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 10 x 4 mm.
 

 

 

ms346.jpg (37230 bytes)
MS346  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 12 x 4 mm.
 

 

 

ms126.jpg (11764 bytes)
MS126               SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D
20 x 9 mm.
 

 

 


MS398
VII-IX c. A.D.
17 x 11 x 9 mm.
$ 200

 

 

ms86.jpg (15002 bytes)
MS86       SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
12 x 19 mm.
 

 

 


MS399   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
 

 

 

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MS90 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
12 x 13 mm.
 

 

 


MS410
VII-IX c. A.D.
12 x 13 mm.
$ 200

 

 


MS406   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
9 x 10 x 7 mm.
 

 

 


MS395
VII-IX c. A.D.
12 x 12 mm.
$ 150

 

 


MS408
VII-IX c. A.D.
12 x 12 mm.
$ 125

 

 

ms82.jpg (14940 bytes)
MS82  SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 11 mm.
 

 

 

ms177.jpg (13068 bytes)
MS177  SOLD
V-VII c. A.D.
11 x 14 mm.
 

 

 


MS404  SOLD
VIII-IX c. 
13 x 12 mm.
 

 

 

ms157.jpg (15604 bytes)
MS157    SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 18 mm.
 

 

 


MS403  SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D.
11 x 13 x 9 mm.
 

 

 

ms100.jpg (11764 bytes)
MS100 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
10 x 13 mm.
 

 

 

ms343.jpg (49309 bytes)
MS343   SOLD
VII-VIII c. A.D.
11 x 10 mm.
 

 

ms99.jpg (12851 bytes)
MS99    SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
9 x 11 mm.
 

 

ms101.jpg (16498 bytes)
MS101   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
9 x 14 mm,
mended

 

ms18.jpg (12094 bytes)
MS18   SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
8 x 9 mm.
 

 

ms251.jpg (11862 bytes)
MS251 SOLD
VIII-IX c. A.D.
8 x 8 mm.
 

 

ms135.jpg (10864 bytes)
MS135 SOLD
VII-IX c. A.D.
12 x 13 mm.
 

 

All beads are completely intact unless otherwise noted.
For archaeological analogies see: Seigmann M. Die Perlen des frühmittelalterlichen Gräberfeldes von Liebenau, Kr. Nienburg/Weser (Niedersachsen), Bonn, 1997. Koch U. Polychrome Perlen in Württemberg/ Nordbaden, Bonn, 1997. Brugmann B. Die Perlen des angelsächsichen Gräberfeldes von Mill Hill, Deal, Kent, Bonn, 1997. Callmer J. Aspects on production and style: an essay with reference to Merovingian and Early Viking Period material of Scandinavia, Oslo, 1984. Callmer J. The beginning of the East European trade connections of Scandinavia and the Baltic Region in the 8th and 9th centuries A.D., 1990. Callmer J. The inundation of Oriental beads in Europe during the 8th century A.D., 1992 Kobenhavn. Arbman H.A. Birka. Die Gräber, Uppsala, 1940. Stroh A. Die Reihengraber der Karolingish-ottonischen Zeit in der Oberpfalz, Kallmunz, 1954. Poulik J. Staroslovanska Morava, Praha, 1948. Herzog R., Koller A. Die Alamannen. Stuttgart, 1997. Wieczorek A., Perin P. Die Franken. Philipp von Zabern, 1996. Koвалевская В. Б. Компьютерная обработка массового материала из раннесредневековых памятников Евразии, Москва, 2000. 

 

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