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Weoley Castle - Blue Glass Roundel

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Basic Information

Accession Number:2000A2.8
Collection:Antiquities - Mediaeval


This is a medieval glass roundel, possibly Mediterranean or Arabic in origin. It is decorated with blue enamel, paling to a buff colour. The centre of the fragment features a heraldic creature, probably a Griffin. It was taken from excavations at Weoley Castle.

Further Information

Production Period:Mediaeval
Medium:Blue enamel on glass.
Place of Excavation:Weoley Castle, West Midlands, England