- Museum number
Bone bead with a round shape a semicircular cross-section and a slightly damaged surface. The fragmented bead has thicker walls and an elongated oval shape.
- Production date
Diameter: 10 - 12 millimetres (bead)
Weight: 0.80 grammes (bead)
Weight: 0.40 grammes (fragment)
Thickness: 6 millimetres (bead)
- Curator's comments
- Grave 429 comprised a burial in a pottery urn (pithos) located 1.5 m below the surface. The urn measured 95 cm long by 60 cm wide. The burial was associated with an adult male through the grave assemblage. Found inside the grave were several animal remains, a copper alloy bracelet (1889.0704.155), three or four copper alloy pendants (1889.0704.156, 1889.0704.158), a copper alloy ring which was still on the finger bone and had skin impressions on the surface (1889.0704.157), a necklace made from seven serpentine beads (1889.0704.159), two bone beads (1889.0704.160), one ivory bead (1889.0704.161), a copper alloy sword with six rivets (1889.0704.154) and a pottery vessel type 5 which is located in the Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire in Brussels (Catalogue Nr. P.G. 41-1-183).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number