Bronze Work Box

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Date:1922 - 1923 (c.)

Description:A small, lidded, cylindrical box discovered buried with a child of about eight years of age. It was probably a workbox or needle box and the remnants of an attached chain suggest that it could have been suspended from a belt or clasp.

6th Century A.D.
55mm high x 50mm diameter
1922/23 excavations (Grave 100)

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Donor ref:SBT 1923-8 (52/11671)

Source: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Museums Department

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