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Bead / needle case / ferrule


One of a collection of eleven beads of enamelled glass, four ornamented with coloured patterns, a needle-case and a ferrule of bone, from a Viking burial at Ballinaby, Islay

Museum reference

X.IL 150



Object name

Bead / needle case / ferrule


Glass, Enamel, Amber

Physical description

Glass, enamelled or bone

Collection place(s)

Ballinaby, Islay, Argyll, Scotland, Northern Europe

On display

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