claw beaker

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A type of glass drinking vessel common in the 6th and 7th centuries in early Anglo‐Saxon and Frankish graves in northern France, the Low Countries, and eastern England. It is basically a simple conical beaker embellished with a series of claw‐like protrusions, probably made in Germany. The glass itself is sometimes tinted brown, blue, or yellow.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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