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Glass bead mounted on copper-alloy wire

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:41 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Translucent mid-blue short barrel bead, slung on a bronze wire loop. The loop made of doubled wire passed through the bead, through the end of its loop, and then up to be coiled in a tight spiral from either end and secured together at centre. Diam. bead 1.2cm.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 241

Object ID

M6341

Catalogue Number

M 6341

Material

glass, copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

mounted bead, pendant (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; bead) (Antiquarian Keyword; bead, twisted wire)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

bead

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