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Twenty-three 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.Twenty-three beads: 2 translucent brown rings; 1 decayed barrel with yellow interlace and spots; 2 decayed beads; 1 orange bead; 1 decayed bead probably once orange; 2 brown opaque; 1 green translucent globule; 1 opaque dark brown spiral; 2 opaque black melon-shaped; 1 Prussian blue ring; 1 deep green ring translucent; 1 smaller dittto; 1 decayed opaque red hexagon with millefiori flowers in green/yellow and red/yellow (broken); 1 fragment of similar; 2 colourless multiple units of one; 1 long bright blue opaque; 2 tiny porcelain white ringsThis 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

M6625d

Catalogue Number

M 6625

Material

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

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

bead

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