Long Wittenham - Grave 33 - Anglo-Saxon bead, OXON
A charming, small black and white bead based on descriptions of a find from 1859 of an Anglo-Saxon grave.
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The Long Wittenham finds from 1859 included this lovely black and white bead, measuring approximately 16 x 24mm, with a 5mm hole.
Although there is little information about the grave, it was found with other beads and grave goods indicating that it was most likely a female grave. No exact dating information is available but it is believed to be 5th century.