Rock crystal 'ball'
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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."