Piece of a glass armlet

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Piece of a glass armlet, 1,900 years ago

Field collection: Shanwell, near Tentsmuir, Fife. Found in a kitchen midden

Transferred from Dunfermline Museum.
Museum number 1976-1065

Native craftsmen stamped their own characteristic style on Roman materials. Although it is made from recycled Roman bottle glass, this armlet is in a distinctive native style found mainly in Northern England and Southern Scotland.

Piece of a glass armlet
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