Copper alloy fitting in shape of a long, thin bar with an animal head terminal with open jaws and eyes of amber glass cabochons and long pointed ears; the other end broken off; the top lightly incised with running plait, and underneath with a faint runic inscription.
- Found/Acquired: Isle of Wight (said to be from)
- (Europe,British Isles,England,Isle of Wight)
- Length: 42 millimetres (surviving)
Inscription LanguageOld English
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS18239
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