IF: The Luck of Edenhall

Welcome to In Focus. In this series we take a closer look at particular sites, finds and objects from the world of Archaeology.

Today we hear the fascinating tale of a piece of Medieval Islamic glass, the so-called Luck of Edenhall.

 

 

 

 

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