NMS Archaeology Object 133343: X.FJ 59 - Bead


Description

Summary


Norse glass bead from Hillswick, Shetland


Accession Number


X.FJ 59


Other references

Not recorded1885

Original description

BEADS, RINGS, &C. OF GLASS. [One of ten] Beads of glass and vitreous paste, some ornamented with inlaid patterns, found in moss at Hillswick, Shetland.

Associated person/people (e.g. excavator/former collection)

None

Discovery / field collection

Date of discovery

Not recorded

Method (e.g. excavation)

Not recorded

Place (i.e. location of discovery)

Hillswick, Northmavine, Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, Northern Europe

Acquisition

Acquisition date

1885

Acquisition source (i.e. name of donor)

Unknown

Acquisition source role (e.g. donor)

Not recorded

Image

None

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