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Ten amethyst beads

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posted on 2021-10-26, 19:39 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Ten amethyst beads16) length 2.3cm, slender, flat, pale at either end, nearly opaque, dulled, flat on one side17) length 2cm, well-shaped drop, thin, clear good colour, shiny18) length 2.2cm, chunky, palish, much flawed but shiny19) length 1.9cm, very chunky flat drop, opaque, pale at one end, dark at other, shiny20) length 1.8cm, flattish on one side, thin, translucent palish colour, shiny21) length 1.9cm, thick, flat, mottled pale, battered and dulled, transparent22) length 1.8cm, thin, broad, palish, translucent, dulled23) length 1.35cm, almost triangular in section, dark colour, shiny, opaque24) length 1.65cm, long, chunky triangular-sectioned, dark, shiny25) length 1.7cm, thick oval, palish, opaque, dulledPart of catalogue number M 6326 (a-f) for miscellaneous amethyst beads. – D.H.

History

Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave Unk

Object ID

M6326c

Catalogue Number

M 6326 (c)

Material

amethyst (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; amethyst) (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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