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finger-ring

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1849,0301.20

  • Description

    Gold finger-ring of six plaited rods, slightly tapering towards the ends; these are hammered together to form a flat oblong band (now broken at one end), which is decorated with a row of three incised dots. There is one sunstantial nick in the outer face, to one side, and a group of four small slices from the front.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 10thC-11thC
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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 3.25 centimetres
    • Weight: 12.9 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Dalton 1912 213 bibliographic details
    • Graham-Campbell 2011 262-263 bibliographic details
    • Tait 1976 461 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc16/sC

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    1990 12 May-2 Sep, Liverpool, National Museums & Galleries of Merseyside, A Silver Saga

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1849

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1849,0301.20

  • Additional IDs

    • 1849,0303.20 (Acq.Vol 2)
Gold arm-ring of curved rod with lozenge-shaped plate joining ends; plaited wire band around rod.

Group of Objects

Gold arm-ring of curved rod with lozenge-shaped plate joining ends; plaited wire band around rod.

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