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Bead

Description

Bead of glass and amber from Croy, Inverness-shire, 800 - 900 AD

Museum reference

X.FC 16

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Bead

Date

9th century

Materials

Glass, Amber

Physical description

Glass and amber

Collection place(s)

Croy, Inverness-shire, Scotland, Northern Europe

Associations

Possible finder: James Shearer

References

Maldonado, A. 2021. Crucible of Nations: Scotland from Viking Age to Medieval Kingdom. Edinburgh: National Museums Scotland.

On display

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