- Museum number
- Hoard: The Cuerdale Hoard
Fragment of a silver band arm-ring, cut off at both ends. The arm-ring has been hammered on the back to make the section convex. It is decorated with stamps that may have been cast, divided into two zones, each with two interlocking rows of dagger-shaped stamps. The two zones are divided by a central ridge. The ridge and borders of the ring are decorated with incised lines. Two nicks are visible.
- Production date
905 (deposited circa)
Thickness: 1 - 2 millimetres
Width: 18 - 21 millimetres
Length: 33 millimetres
Weight: 8.44 grammes
- Curator's comments
For comment from Graham-Campbell 1980 see 1841,0711.1.
XRF analysis undertaken at the British Museum established the following metal content:
- On display (G41/dc23)
- Exhibition history
1992 26 Dec-1993 14 Mar, Denmark, Copenhagen, Nationalmuseet, Vikings and Christians
1992 1 Sep-15 Nov, Germany, Berlin, Altes Museum, Wikinger, Waräger, Normannen. Die Skandinavier und Europa 800-1200
1992 1 Apr-20 Jul, France, Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Les Vikings... Les Scandinaves et l’Europe 800-1200
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Presented through the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number