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St Patrick's Isle Pagan Lady Burial Glass Bead

Date made: Viking: 800-1265

Description: Cylindrical, opaque yellow base colour decorated on surface with translucent dark brown lines creating an intersecting chain/swag pattern.

Scientific analysis of chemical composition by Julian Henderson showed a content of mostly silica dioxide for the matrix and the decoration.

Part of conjectured necklace reconstruction (right side).

Measurements: 7 mm; hole 2mm x 7mm

Materials: glass

Date found: 1984-09-05

Object name: bead

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 1984-0016/60


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