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Necklace

Description

Necklace with twenty two beads and seven plates of jet with punctulated ornamentation, from a Bronze Age burial at Assynt, Sutherland, Scotland

Museum reference

X.EQ 84

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Necklace

Date

Bronze Age

Style / Culture

Bronze Age

Materials

Jet, Jet

Physical description

Jet beads and plates; with punctulated ornamentation

Collection place(s)

Assynt, Sutherland, Scotland, Northern Europe

References

Mackenzie, G 1831, Notice of an urn in which were contained very curious jet ornaments discovered near Assint in Ross-shir', Archaeol Scot,. 3 (1831), 49-50 [illustrated on plate V which faces p.39 ]

Wilson, D., 1851, The archaeology and prehistoric annals of Scotland, Edinburgh, 293 (see also p 434-435 of 2nd edition, 1863)

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