oa Annals of the Natal Museum - The slipped disc: a guide to the identification of shell disc-beads

Volume 29, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



Excavations of the past two decades in Natal have produced disc-beads made of a variety of materials. Because these materials have not been adequately examined and descriptionbed, some disc-­beads have been incorrectly identified which may lead to incorrect archaeological interpretation. An aid towards correct identification is presented.

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