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penannular ring

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1928,0716.1

  • Description

    Gold small grooved penannular ring. The ring is decorated with two deeply incised or deliberately cast grooves running around the body. It has flat terminals and a smooth interior.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1300BC-750BC (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 13.48 millimetres
    • Width: 6.84 millimetres
    • Thickness: 1.91 millimetres
    • Weight: 5.1 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    The incised or cast grooves could be to give the appearance of a composite ring.

  • Bibliography

    • Murgia et al 2014 2.10.1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1928

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1928,0716.1

Gold small grooved penannular ring. The ring is decorated with two deeply incised or deliberately cast grooves running around the bod. It has flat terminals and a smooth interior.

Gold small grooved penannular ring. The ring is decorated with two deeply incised or deliberately cast grooves running around the bod. It has flat terminals and a smooth interior.

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