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Antler/bone comb fragment

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posted on 27.10.2021, 19:20 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Mayer card: Fragmentary ivory comb.The catalogue number M 6550 is also used for a bone tablets from Crundale grave 5. The Gatty Slip and Mayer Index card for M 6550 both indicate Sibertswold grave 54. Index card says 6 fragments; at least three extant fragments may be the bone tablets which match the description for Crundale grave 5, leaving the other pieces associated with the bone comb in Sibertswold grave 54. – D.H.

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Grave ID

Sibertswold Downs Grave 54

Object ID

M6550a

Catalogue Number

M 6550

Material

worked animal bone, antler (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; ivory) (Antiquarian Material; ivory)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

comb (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; comb) (Antiquarian Keyword; comb)

Status

lost

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

misc

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