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Glass bangle, Barhobble

Period:
Roman Period
Description:

A fragment of a blue/green glass bangle with an applied band of blue glass and yellow enamel.  Items like this were produced by local craftsmen.

 

The bead was found in a grave during the excavation of an early Medieval cemetery.  It may have been placed in the grave as a token or talisman.

Place of Discovery:
Barhobble, Mochrum
Materials/Media:
Glass
Dimensions:
Length: 28mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS BAR. 1
Digital Number:
SMAH 023
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council
References:
Cormack, W.F. 1995. "Barhobble, Mochrum - excavation of a forgotten church site in Galloway". Trans. DGNHAAS LXX, p.5-106.