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Record ID: DOR-3F4F48
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A probable copper alloy bead, probably leaded bronze. It has a broadly oval cross section with slightly flattened sides. It has a heavy dark green patina which retains traces of possible decoration in the form of moulded cross-hatched ridges on the side faces. The central aperture is circular. Date: Iron Age Diameter: 28.3mm Aperture: 9.87 mm Thickness: 8.61mmWeight: 29.81g
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: DOR-B92A53
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible copper alloy bead or decorative ring. The object is circular with a large central aperture. The ring or bead is grooved transversely to create a segmented appearance. The alloy and patination suggest a possible Iron Age date. Date: Iron age - c. 800 BC - AD 50 Dimensions: Diameter: 18.92mm, Width: 3.53mm, Thickness: 2.85mm, Weight: 2.91g
Created on: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: DOR-7225FB
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A glass (vitrified) bead probably dating to the early early-medieval period (6th to 8th century AD). It is bi-conical with flattened ends. The glass is dark grey to brown and is decorated with six to seven off-white horizontal, combed, trailed and marvered lines circling it. Around the central area there are three shapes trailed out in a bright yellow colour, spaced at regular intervals, the first is a circle, the second a back to front number 6 (or if viewed upside-down a lower case e) then another circle, all crudely applied then marvered. The central circular piercing is fairly cen…
Created on: Tuesday 24th January 2017
Last updated: Saturday 8th July 2017
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Record ID: DOR-C6DD22
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A semi-translucent turquoisey cobalt blue coloured glass bead of an an uncertain date. It has a globular shape with a large off centre circular perforation measuring 3.89mm in diameter. The bead has a D-shaped cross section and the internal structure displays numerous small bubbles. Glass beads are very difficult to date with any certainty without contextual evidence and the lack of clear diagnostic features on this example means that it is not possible to date this bead any more closely than Roman through to Medieval. Compare CORN-30641A which is very similar. Diameter: 8.98mm.…
Created on: Wednesday 18th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
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Record ID: DOR-28C4EB
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy biconical bead of uncertain date, probably dating from the Bronze Age to Roman periods.The bead is decorated with a circumferential rib halfway down and a ridgearount the opening on one face only. There is some wear on one side of the opening in the opposite face. It measures 14.73 mm in diameter and 8.96 mm thick, with an approximate internal diameter of 10 mm; it weighs 6.2 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 23rd September 2015
Last updated: Saturday 16th April 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Wimborne Minster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-3BF341
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Possible bead. It is a grey metallic material, but not lead, pewter or base silver. It is sub-spherical with an off-centre circular hole. Not closely datable.
Created on: Friday 6th February 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shapwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-3A5B83
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Shale bead. It has a conical centrally pierced upper surface. The underside of the base is flat and undecorated. The upper surface is decorated with two concentric incised lines. One is around the base of the cone, the other is around the circular pierced hole at the apex
Created on: Friday 6th February 2004
Last updated: Thursday 7th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shapwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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