1/1
5 files

Animal bone on copper-alloy slip-knot ring

online resource
posted on 26.10.2021, 19:44 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Amulet, consisting of bronze wire ring, diam. 3.3cm, made of unusually thick wire, with tightly twisted knots, which is threaded through a bored animal's heel bone. Iron corrosion on ring.

History

Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 142

Object ID

M6279

Catalogue Number

M 6279

Material

copper alloy, worked animal bone, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze, animal bone) (Antiquarian Material; brass, animal bone)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

other pendant, slip-knot ring (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; amulet, wire ring) (Antiquarian Keyword; ringle)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

coin-pendant

Usage metrics

Categories

Exports