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Title: Gold and garnet pendant
Item Name: Dress and Personal Accessories

Description:

Gold and garnet, semi circular pendant, with loop and granulation (beading) on edges. Dates to the 6th/7th century AD. Found by cliffs at Ulrome. Garnet is a semi-precious stone which was much used by the Saxons in their jewellery. Sources include Afghanistan and India.


Year: 600-700 (c)
Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Materials: gold; garnet
Measurements: L:1.5cm, W:1.8cm
Keywords: Garnet
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1994.1

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