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posted on 26.10.2021, 15:06 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Mayer card: Fragments of a bucket, wood bound with bronze, found at Gilton and formerly in the Rolfe Collection.Found in 1771; 'Tumulus XV'. Both M 6641 and [Douglas Coll. 1836 p. 129, 217-9] are parts of the same vessel. According to the Mayer Card for M 6641, these are fragments of the bucket published by Boys (1792, 868 opp., e) and Douglas (1793 Pl. 12.11). The remains in the Mayer Collection are lost, those in the Douglas Collection are extant in the Ashmolean Museum.

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Grave ID

Guilton Grave XV

Object ID

M6641

Catalogue Number

M 6641

Material

copper-alloy, wood (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; N/A) (Antiquarian Material; brass, bronze)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

vessel, bucket (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; N/A) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

lost

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Rolfe

Category ID

cuvessel

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