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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Gold ring with overlapping terminals, one pointed and one plain, a oval cross-section and a circular shape.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 2200BC-1550BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 8.34 millimetres
    • Thickness: 0.88 millimetres (maximum)
    • Weight: 0.4 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    The ring was found in grave 89 which comprised a burial in a simple round pit located 1 m below the surface and measuring 40 cm both in length and width. The grave had no weapons, utensils or skeleton remains from which the sex of the deceased could be identified. Amongst the grave good was also a crescent shaped ivory fragment (1889.0704.182).


  • Bibliography

    • Raposo 2012 bibliographic details
    • Murgia et al 2014 1.11.2 bibliographic details
    • Siret & Siret 1890 Plate 50 bibliographic details
    • Schubart & Ulreich 1991 Plate 8: Fig. 89 a ; Text: p.77 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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