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78 beads of carnelian, rock crystal, amber and glass set on a string together with a fragmented tooth plate from a one-sided comb. The beads made of carnelian and rock crystal, as well as several of the glass ones, come from south-eastern Europe or the Mediterranean region. Probable grave find from Birka, Adelsö Parish, Uppland.

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Object number: 420401_HST

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