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Three rock crystal beads

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posted on 26.10.2021, 15:07 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Gatty slip: 3 crystal beads, probably from Gilton3 crystal beads. 1 flattened barrel shape, probably imitating an amethyst drop, length 2.3cm. Rather battered, pierced from either end. 2 oblate spheroids, diams. 2,1 and 2.3 cm, somewhat battered.Mayer card says Gilton, cf. Inv. Sep. pl. v, unnumbered string. But there is no crystal bead like the long one in MS Diary II, p. 54, and the round ones look smaller (one already accounted for anyway). Sibertswold has large white 'glass' beads from graves 30 and 31.SCH had speculated that these three beads may be the beads described as \large white glass beads\" in Sibertswold graves 30 and 31. However

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Grave ID

Guilton Grave Unk

Object ID

M6360

Catalogue Number

M 6360

Material

rock crystal (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; crystal) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

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

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

bead

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