NMS-2A8833: Iron Age - Late Saxon bead

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Unique ID: NMS-2A8833

Object type certainty: Certain
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Glass bead. Blue translucent glass, annular, with an off-centre rib around the outer edge and a groove around the hole on the wider side. Chipped. Diameter 13mm. Thickness 6.5mm. Diameter of central hole 4.5mm. Not closely dateable, Iron Age - Anglo-Saxon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 800 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1065

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6.5 mm
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th July 2015 - Monday 6th July 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IND06072015ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Glass
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Ivinghoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9417
Four figure Latitude: 51.84369895
Four figure longitude: -0.63690807
1:25K map: SP9417
1:10K map: SP91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found before 06/07/15. Rally, unknown date.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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