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Rock-crystal ball

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:39 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Crystal ball, diam. max. 4cm. Very pitted and worn on surface so polish quite gone: suggests it had seen long, long use (which would fit as this is mainly a 6th [century] type).

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 6

Object ID

M6087

Catalogue Number

M 6087

Material

rock crystal (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; crystal) (Antiquarian Material; native crystal)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

miscellaneous, ball (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; ball) (Antiquarian Keyword; ball)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

misc

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