human skeletal remains(fragment)
- Museum number
Copper alloy ring with overlapping terminals, an oval cross section and an irregular shape with a circular tendency. The ring is accompanied by a finger-bone fragment which is a distal part of intermediate phalanx, probably from 4th or 5th finger.
- Production date
Diameter: 13.60 - 15.40 millimetres (interior(ring))
Thickness: 3.79 - 4.12 millimetres (bone fragment)
Length: 20.33 millimetres (bone fragment)
Weight: 1.20 grammes ((ring))
Weight: 0.40 grammes (bone fragment)
Thickness: 3 millimetres (maximum(ring))
Width: 7.36 millimetres (bone fragment)
- Curator's comments
- Grave 429 comprised a burial in a pottery urn (pithos) located 1.5 m below the surface. The urn measured 95 cm long by 60 cm wide. The burial was associated with an adult male through the grave assemblage. Found inside the grave were several animal remains, a copper alloy bracelet (1889.0704.155), three or four copper alloy pendants (1889.0704.156, 1889.0704.158), a copper alloy ring which was still on the finger bone and had skin impressions on the surface (1889.0704.157), a necklace made from seven serpentine beads (1889.0704.159), two bone beads (1889.0704.160), one ivory bead (1889.0704.161), a copper alloy sword with six rivets (1889.0704.154) and a pottery vessel type 5 which is located in the Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire in Brussels (Catalogue Nr. P.G. 41-1-183).
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number