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Rock crystal 'ball'

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posted on 27.10.2021, 17:51 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Gatty Slip: Crystal ball, supposed to have been used in divination, more probably an ornament from the binding of a book? Saxon. Locality unknown. [sketch]Mayer Index Card: '1 Crystal Ball... locality unknown. 1 1/2 in. long.' [sketch]Gatty Slip sketch indicates that indicates it is not a \ball\" in the 6th-century sense. – B.B."

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Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

M6685

Catalogue Number

M 6685

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

miscellaneous, ball (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; ball) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

lost

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Category ID

misc

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