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St Patrick's Isle Pagan Lady Burial Glass Bead

Date made: Viking: 800-1265

Description: Annular, globular, translucent bottle green colour. Possible fracture line shows winding process of manufacture. Some debris from inside the inner hole of the bead also included.

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

Measurements: 15mm; hole 3mm x 7mm

Materials: glass

Date found: 1984-09-06

Object name: bead

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 1984-0016/67


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