Record Details

NHER Number:39384
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon glass bead


In 2003 an Early Saxon annular white glass bead with a blue spiral was found beside a footpath.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2005 8723
Map Sheet:TM28NW

Full description

Before 18 May 2003. Found adjacent to foot path while walking.
Early Anglo-Saxon annular white glass bead with blue spiral, diameter 20mm, thickness 8mm. Diameter of perforation 4mm. Type 11a, see (S1), 5th-7th century AD.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 May 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
<S1>Publication: Guido, M.. 1999. The glass beads of Anglo-Saxon England c. AD 400-700. Type 11a.

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