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replica / cup / bottle

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Plaster replica of squat walnut burr-wood cup or small bottle, fitted with original silver-gilt rim. This rim has a horizontally grooved collar below, comprising a broad shallow groove in the centre with one groove above and two further grooves below. The fitting is secured by three grooved silver clips which run from the exterior to the interior of the vessel, secured with rivets.


  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 2.6 centimetres (rim internal)
    • Diameter: 3.1 centimetres (rim external)
  • Bibliography

    • Bruce-Mitford 1983 Figs. 267, 271 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc1/sF

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 1939,1010.128-34,5

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Object reference number: MCS16121

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