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H 245 x W 175 mm

154 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white with 3 colour plates

Published Sep 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784911966

Digital: 9781784911973

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Glass Beads from Early Medieval Ireland

Classification, dating, social performance

By Mannion Mags, Mags Mannion

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This is the first dedicated and comprehensive study of glass beads from Early Medieval Ireland, presenting the first national classification, typology, dating, symbology and social performance of glass beads.



Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: The History of Glass Bead Studies Chapter 3: Aims and Methodology Chapter 4: The Classification Chapter 5: Context and Dating of the Classes Chapter 6: Beads and Society Chapter 7: Closing Remarks Bibliography