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Twelve amethyst beads

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posted on 2021-10-26, 19:39 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Twelve amethyst beads26) length 1.6cm, wedge section, dark, nearly transparent, battered27) length 1.3cm, flat, broad, good colour, translucent shiny28) length 1.4cm, wedge-shaped, palish, opaque, dulled29) length 1.4cm, almond-shaped, pale, translucent, shiny30) length 1.6cm, irregular, dark, opaque, dulled31) length 1.7cm, chunky oval, very pale, opaque, dull32) length 1.7cm, slender, thick, palish, opaque, dulled33) length 1.4cm, slender, thick, darkish, opaque, shiny34) length 1.5cm, almond-shaped, thin, pale colour, clear, dulled, battered35) length 1.6cm, drop-shaped, thick, mottled darkish, shiny36) length 1.5cm, thick almond-shaped, very pale, opaque, dulled37) length 1.4cm, oval very thick, dark at one end, pale at other, opaque, dulledPart of catalogue number M 6326 (a-f) for miscellaneous amethyst beads. – D.H.

History

Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave Unk

Object ID

M6326d

Catalogue Number

M 6326 (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

Category ID

bead

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