Tyne and Wear HER(6735): Newcastle, The Side, Anglo Saxon bead - Details
Newcastle, The Side, Anglo Saxon bead
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The Side, Anglo-Saxon bead Fragment of C7 Anglo-Saxon bead, in good condition, some slight dull whitish weathering. Col. Spain, who had charge of the exhibit, described it as of vitreous red brown paste with yellow paste designs. ½ inch x ¾ inch x 5/8 inch x 3/8 inch. Found in 1929 during excavations by NEEC at the top of Dog Leap Stairs.
Museum of Antiquities, 1929.65; Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne (4) IV (1931), p 73; Cramp and Miket 198