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Seven polychrome glass beads

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posted on 27.10.2021, 07:20 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Gatty Slip for M6625: Tablet with 122 glass beads strung on it, some transparent - some opaque - all colours - found on Sibertswold & Barfreston Downs, 17722, 1733.Seven polychrome beads:2 melon beads of faience; 1 cylindrical grooved bead, heavy, blue; 1 opaque black melon-shaped; 1 red sharp bi-conical with bright yellow interlacing trails around edge; 1 deep blue cylinder with opaque white and yellow wavy trails; 1 opaque red cylinder with white and red wavy trails.This catalogue number is used by several other collections of beads. Collected together by colour and clearly from a number of graves and not all certainly from Sibertswold or Barfreston.

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Grave ID

Unknown Sibertswold Downs and Barfrestone Grave

Barfrestone or Sibertswold Downs

Sibertswold or Barfrestone

Object ID

M6625e

Catalogue Number

M 6625

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

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

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Category ID

bead

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