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Sixteen blue glass beads

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posted on 2021-10-27, 07:20 authored 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.Sixteen blue glass beads: 4 translucent bright turquoise glass spiralwound, thread beads;6 Prussian blue translucent ring beads; 1 Prussian blue translucent melon-shaped; 3 double cylinder beads (1 opaque dull green-blue, 2 translucent pale blue); 1 opaque short cylinder powder blue; 1 opaque powder blue truncated bi-cone.This 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.

History

Grave ID

Unknown Sibertswold Downs and Barfrestone Grave

Barfrestone or Sibertswold Downs

Sibertswold or Barfrestone

Object ID

M6625b

Catalogue Number

M 6625

Material

glass (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; glass) (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

Category ID

bead

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