Polished, irregularly-shaped garnet bead.
- Made in: Afghanistan
- Excavated/Findspot: Wardak Stupa 1 (?)
- (Asia,Afghanistan,Wardak,Wardak Stupa 1)
- Length: 8 millimetres
- Width: 6.5 millimetres
- Thickness: 4 millimetres
Found in relic deposits 'Box 4' in unnumbered tray 'C', for documentation, see 1880.4109.a. For similar irregular polished garnet beads, see 1880.3884.e, 1880.3885.a, 1880.3893.n-p, 1880.3929.a, For spherical, cut garnet beads, see 1880.3855.d, 1880.3992.g, 1880.4110.f.
Excavated on Masson's behalf in 1836 (MSS Eur. E161/VII, f.27).
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Object reference number: R##46224
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