Find Spot record BUN 136 - Findspot of an Anglo Saxon pale green glass cup, probably from a burial

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Summary

A perfect cup of pale green glass now in the British Museum, and doubtless came from a burial. Formerly recorded as BUN MISC

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 34 89 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM38NW
Civil Parish BUNGAY, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A perfect cup of pale green glass now in the British Museum, and doubtless came from a burial, ... 5 inches in height, and has a spiral thread round the neck and applied threads springing from the base in the form of petals. Compare one in Ipswich Museum (S1).
Applied horizontal rings and radiate design from base (S2). Applied horizontal trails and radiate design on base (S3). An Anglo-Saxon pouch bottle with neck spiral and body zigzag with rounded base was found at Bungay (S4).

Formerly recorded as BUN MISC

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <R1> (No record type): Akerman, J.. Akerman, Remains of Pagan Saxondom, 1855, 51, plate 25, figure 1.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 333-334 (ill).
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Bungay AS, undated.
  • <R2> (No record type): Harden D B, Dark Age Britain, 1956, 163 (ill).
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU (West S E), undated.
  • <S4> (No record type): OS,card TM38NW22, 1978.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 18 2018 3:02PM

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