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Twenty-eight glass beads (11 opaque orange, 17 translucent yellow)

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posted on 2021-10-26, 19:38 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Eleven opaque orange beads of the characteristic 'grainy' type, mostly the characteristic barrel-shape. One stained with silver oxide.Seventeen clear yellow opaque beads; one made of a spiral coil of glass thread, the rest mostly barrel or ring-shaped. Several are of the same big barrel form usual amongst the orange beads.The Mayer card is the only identification. Clearly strung by colour and collected from many graves. No hope of telling which now.The catalogue number used for several sets of beads from Unknown graves at Kingston. – D.H.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave Unk

Object ID

M6327a

Catalogue Number

M 6327

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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