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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Bronze Age String of Beads

Country of Origin: Spain

Description: String of beads consisting of 14 grey stantite, 3 bone and one small ring of copper alloy.


Object Period: Bronze Age

Provenance: El Argar, Spain

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.2020

Aquisition History: Previously in the possession of H. L. Siret, then acquired by John Evans. Presented to the Ashmolean Museum by Sir Arthur Evans in 1927.

Other Information: Other items previously belonging to H. L. Siret were also part of the Sir John Evans collection including a neolithic bowl (AN1927.2012) and loomweight (AN1927.5302) (These objects can be viewed on this website).