5 comments on “Soldier and Civilian in Roman Manchester II

  1. They are made out of glass as far as we can tell. Some of them could be stones that happened to be of the right size and shape to be used as gaming pieces or counters. There is also a rather interesting bead which is made out of amber but which has a thread of millefiori glass embedded in its surface (mentioned in the blog). I’ll look at that in a future posting.
    Bryan

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