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    • Created by: Adam Daubney
    • Primary material: Glass
    • Object type: AMULET

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Record ID: LIN-252D32
Object type: AMULET
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An elaborate Middle Saxon glass amulet or mount. The object is circular in plan, and plano-convex in section. The body is made of a dark purple/black coloured glass, and is decorated on the domed surface with seven lines of twisted coloured glass radiating from the centre. The area at the centre where they merge is somewhat muddled, suggesting that each of the seven strands were laid in sequence and pushed together at the top. Four different styles of strands are visible. The first is turquoise and is decorated with white twisted strands. There are two of these, roughly opposing on…
Created on: Thursday 30th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Lindsey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-A47524
Object type: AMULET
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Approximately one third of an Anglo-Saxon glass bead or spindle whorl, probably used as an amulet. The object was originaly circular in plan and plano-convex in cross-section. It has a circular hole through the centre measuring 7mm diameter. The object is made from opaque, blue/black glass and is decorated with a superficial layer of opaque, white glass combed into an arcaded design in eight fields (probably therefore 16 in total when complete). The curved outer edge of the base is decorated with thicker waves of white glass. Overall, the decoration resembles a shell but it is uncle…
Created on: Tuesday 13th August 2013
Last updated: Thursday 15th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Lindsey', grid reference and parish protected.


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