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Fourteen amethyst beads

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posted on 27.10.2021, 19:21 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Amethyst bead, exceptionally large, length 4 cm, max. width 1.9. Usual drop-shape. Somewhat opaque and damaged, but good strong colour. Well shaped and polished with sharp side angles.SCH card describes only one of the original 14 beads. Only one extant? – D.H.

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Grave ID

Sibertswold Downs Grave 18

Object ID

M6452

Catalogue Number

M 6452

Material

amethyst (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; amethyst) (Antiquarian Material; amethyst)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

beads (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; bead) (Antiquarian Keyword; beads)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

bead

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