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Inlaid gold pendant

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posted on 27.10.2021, 07:20 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Gold and garnet pendant, length with loop 1.4 cm. Cabochon garnet, sub-triangular with rounded corners, set in thin sheet gold collar cut into chevrons with dog-tooth effect - plain sheet gold backplate - no projecting rim, and only 2 fine beaded gold wires around edge, one above the other. Loop made from strip of corrugated gold, apparently flat inside, soldered to top and continued only very slightly down back where cut off into triangle. Loop shows slight wear; beading on edge worn smooth at outer edge.Lab results: AuAgCuBack72253Beading75214Loop72244

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Grave ID

Barfrestone Grave 48

Object ID

M6618

Catalogue Number

M 6618

Material

gold, garnet, inlay (Sonia Hakes Material Notes; gold, garnet) (Antiquarian Material; gold, stone)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

inlaid pendant (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; pendant) (Antiquarian Keyword; neck ornament, pendant)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

coin-pendant

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