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Forty beads: twenty four polychrome glass; fourteen monochrome glass; two amber.
- Production date
- Curator's comments
- Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
LASKO P. 1965. Prelude to Empire. The Frankish Kingdom from the Merovingians to Pepin, in D. Talbot Rice (ed) The Dark Ages, London, p. 200, ill. 2 centre left
reproduced in LASKO P. 1971. The Kingdom of the Franks. North-West Europe before Charlemagne. London, p. 43, pl. 31
reproduced in AMENT H. 1980. The Germanic Tribes in Europe, in D.M. Wilson (ed) The Northern World. The History and Heritage of Northern Europe AD 400-1100, London, pl. 12
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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