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Thirteen amethyst beads

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posted on 2021-10-27, 07:20 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Gatty Slip for M699: 47 amethyst beads of all sizes found on Sibertswold & Barfreston 1772-1773 (all on one tablet).Continuation of M 6599 (a) to (c). Thirteen amethyst beads on wire, all small, most good colour and polish.23) length 1.3 cm, pale, good polish, drop-shaped, flat24) length 1.3 cm, drop-shaped, pale, thick, good polish25) length 1.1 cm, barrel-shaped, pale, good polish26) length 1.3 cm, drop-shaped, pale, dull27) length 1.1 cm, good colour and polish, barrel-shaped28) length 1.3 cm, barrel-shaped, pale, dull29) length 1.3 cm, good colour, dull, barrel-shaped30) length 1.5 cm, very pale, translucent, drop-shaped31) Stubby drop-shaped, pale, good polish, length 1.5 cm32) length 1.5 cm, drop-shaped, broad, pale at one end33) length 1.6 cm, slender, very translucent and clear medium colour34) length 1.4 cm, nearly cylindrical, clear good colour and polish35) length 1.6 cm, slender elegant shaped drop, good colour and polishEither Sibertswold or Barfriston; original label indicated M6599, Crundale 1757, but this is an error.

History

Grave ID

Unknown Sibertswold Downs and Barfrestone Grave

Barfrestone or Sibertswold Downs

Sibertswold or Barfrestone

Object ID

M6599d

Catalogue Number

M 6599 (d)

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

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

bead

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