Broken half of an uncut, polished garnet bead.
- 5thC (late) (found with coins of this date)
- Made in: Afghanistan
- Excavated/Findspot: Hadda Stupa 10 (?)
- (Asia,Afghanistan,Hadda,Hadda Stupa 10)
- Diameter: 7 millimetres
Found in relic deposits 'Box 3', loose in large blue-edged unnumbered tray now designated 'B', which contained the smaller tray South Kensington Museum no.1122/India Museum no.42, and like it comprising a mix of similar beads and other items probably from different sites. According to the South Kensington Museum register, no.1122/India Museum no.42 comprised 'Metal pins, stone &c. Fragments of'. For the same number, A.W. Franks lists:'Grinder [i.e. animal tooth, see 1880.4115], 3 pins, fragments, beads &c. (Ariana Antiqua pl.IV fig.4). Label "No.3 Hidda".' For pins (from Hadda Stupa 10), see 1880.3681.e, n-p; 1880.3908.a-b. For other garnet beads of the same type associated primarily with finds from Hadda Stupa 10 and/or Bimaran Stupa 2, see 1880.3884.e, 1880.3885.a, 1880.3893.n-p, 1880.4109.m.
Excavated 1st-15th July 1834 (Bombay Political Proceedings 1835, No.3, 15th July).
- 1122 (?) (South Kensington Museum no.)
- 42 (?) (India Museum no.)
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Object reference number: R##46006
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