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Bead

Description

Octagonal sided bead of carnelian, from Birsay, Orkney

Museum reference

X.HB 651

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Bead

Materials

Carnelian

Physical description

Carnelian; octagonal sided

Collection place(s)

Brough of Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, Northern Europe

References

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

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