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Title
Black drawn glass bead
English
Work Type
artifacts
Location
House 3
White Springs
Material
glass
bead
drawn
Measurements
0.09
grams
weight
3.26
millimeters
diameter
5.56
length
Description
This is a small, tubular, opaque black bead. This bead is closest to type Ia2 in the system derived by Kenneth and Martha Kidd, which is often used by archaeologists to classify beads. This is a drawn bead-- drawn glass beads are made by pulling, or "drawing," molten glass into long hollow tubes. The tubes are then cut into pieces and then either remain as tubular beads or have their edges rounded.
Dusti Bridges, Archaeologist
ID Number
1952.WH794.3
1952.WH0794.003
Catalog Number
794
Context
Notes
Notes: Images in this digital collection were released earlier than planned to facilitate access during the 2020 period of social distancing. For a full discussion, see https://digital.library.cornell.edu/collections/seneca
Rights
The images in the “Onöndowa'ga:' (Seneca) Haudenosaunee Archaeological Materials circa 1688-1754” Collection are protected by copyright, and the copyright holder of this image is The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum. The images were created in 2018 by Cornell University Library from a variety of physical artifacts held by the Seneca- Iroquois National Museum with their permission. Cornell is providing access to the materials for research and personal use. The written permission of The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use that extends beyond what is authorized by fair use and other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. Please contact Kurt Jordan in the Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies with any questions or information about these materials.
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1952_WH0794_003a.jpg
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