STAFFS-EA6012: A gemstone

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: STAFFS-EA6012

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cloisonné, loose stone. Single unmounted step cut garnet. In the bag with it was a fragment of what appears to be coal. Check.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by museum after being declared Treasure

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 6 mm
Width: 4 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.07 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eljas Oksanen
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: TH 242

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gem
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Staffordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: STAFFS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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