Archaeologia Cantiana - Vol. 3 1860 page 41
|On Anglo-Saxon Remains
Discovered Recently in various Places in Kent
cutting about midway between the
surface and the skeleton. The scrupulous accuracy of the learned Abbé
compels this piece to be rejected as a valid witness in this inquiry.
The mode of construction of these elaborate works was
precisely similar to that still practised in Italy at the present day.
The cubes are formed of vitreous pastes of various colours. In that from
the Frankish cemetery the colours are chiefly red, blue, white, and
yellow, blended with great skill, the cubes being so minute that they
cannot be well distinguished without a magnifying-glass.
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