- Museum number
Copper alloy chatelaine; chain of wire links (no 46), S-shaped, bent to form triangle; ending with flat bar; ribbed and notched, terminating in hook; sub-rectangular openwork girdle-hanger an arcade of strip (no 45); suspended are three chains terminating in solid rods; incised geometric decoration.
- Production date
Length: 1.62 metres
- Curator's comments
Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
Cf. C. Boulanger, 'Le Mobilier Funéraire', Paris, pl. 45, 1.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number