|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman or Saxon glass find|
A perforated dark blue glass bead with white spiral stripes was found on the surface in 1983. It is thought to be Roman, Early Saxon or Viking in date.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 6605 1183|
|Parish:||WORMEGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
June 1983. Northeast of castle. Surface find.
Glass bead, very thick, dark blue glass with white spiral stripes. Overall diameter 3cm, diameter of central perforation 0.7cm, 1.3cm thick, piece broken off one side. Compare Early Saxon beads on display in NCM (1983).
Identified by E. M. James (KLM), 7 June 1983.
Compare however with bead possibly Roman from Hockwold site NHER 5351 (both on slide).
A. Rogerson (NAU) suggests Viking (Information from NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- BEAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- BEAD (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Slide: Various. Slide. |
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