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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Gold small penannular plain ring. The circular solid body is circular in cross-section and it is slightly thinner at the ends rather than in the middle. The ring has parallel squared flat endings facing each other.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1150BC-750BC (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 11.36 millimetres
    • Width: 3.15 millimetres (body centre)
    • Width: 3.34 millimetres (body end)
    • Thickness: 2.85 millimetres (body centre)
    • Thickness: 2.04 millimetres (body end)
    • Weight: 1.8 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    Registered by the British Museum as New Sun, Co. Tipperary but revealed by Cahill (1994, 69) as being instead from New Inn, a small village south of Cashel, Co. Tipperary.

  • Bibliography

    • Murgia et al 2014 bibliographic details
    • Cahill 1994 pp.60-62; 69-70 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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