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Glass and ?amber beads

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posted on 27.10.2021, 17:52 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Mayer card says there should be 9 glass and amber beads, but in fact there are numerous glass beads. Top left to right: [see drawing] 1 segment of multiple beads of gilded glass; 4 reeded green translucent barrels; then a while string of miniature green reeded beads (1 single, 2 doubles, 3 singles, 3 doubles, 1 single, 1 double, 1 quadruple, 4 doubles, 1 single, 2 doubles, 1 treble, 1 quadruple, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 single, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 single, 1 double); 1 gilded white; small green again (1 triple, 2 doubles, 1 quadruple, 1 triple, then 6 gilded white, cylindrical and rounded).Catalogue number also used for 13 amber beads also from King's Field, Faversham.

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Grave ID

Faversham

Object ID

46

Catalogue Number

2.4.85.7

Material

glass, amber (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; amber) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

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beads (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; beads) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Category ID

bead

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