H 245 x W 175 mm
Illustrated throughout in black & white with 3 colour plates
Published Sep 2015
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