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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Gold mount, comprising a thin gold strip decorated on one face with filigree and set with three small cabochon garnets in cells with beaded wire collars, regularly spaced. At the top of the strip is a ring formed of a wider gold strip, set with two similar cabochon garnets with beaded wire collars, one at the front of the ring in line with the other garnets, and one at the back. The garnets have pointillé plain gold foil backings.


  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 96 millimetres
    • Width: 3 millimetres (long strip)
    • Height: 6 millimetres (ring)
    • Diameter: 18 millimetres (ring)
  • Bibliography

    • Bruce-Mitford 1978 Figs.278-280 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc1/sG

  • Exhibition history

    1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 1939,10-10,14 (former number)


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