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disc pendant / bead

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1891,1019.94

  • Description

    Glass bead or pendant; translucent olive green; applied yellow trailing; large, circular; plano-convex section.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 6thC-7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 3.5 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)

    Provenance:
    1891,1019.74 to 96 said to be from the neighbourhood of Pontoise, dép. Val-d'Oise (formerly Seine-et-Oise), France.

    Purchased from Messrs Rollin and Feuardent

    Published:
    LASKO P. 1965. Prelude to Empire. The Frankish Kingdom from the Merovingians to Pepin, in D. Talbot Rice (ed) The Dark Ages, London, p. 201, ill. 6 left

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  • Location

    On display: G41/dc18/sA

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1891

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1891,1019.94

Glass bead or pendant; translucent olive green; applied yellow trailing; large, circular; plano-convex section.

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