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St Patrick's Isle Pagan Lady Burial Glass Bead

Date made: Viking: 800-1265

Description: Globular melon-type, transparent and colourless. 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.

Part of conjectured necklace reconstruction (right side).

Measurements: 10mm; hole 3.5mm x 10mm

Materials: glass

Date found: 1984-09-06

Object name: bead

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 1984-0016/70


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