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Bone? pendant on copper-alloy slip-knot ring

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:39 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze ring with bone hanger. Bronze wire ring, with sliding knot, - tapered terminals coiled tightly at either side but set apart. Suspended from it a clip made of a folded strip of sheet bronze with a bronze rivet though its lower end holding a piece of flat bone decorated on both sides with double-ring-and-dot ornament, upper surfaces (very small piece survives) apparently originally curved.Part of a comb? Or has it been a decorated disc?Remains of 5 ring-and-dots on one side, irregularly placed.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 7

Object ID

M6090

Catalogue Number

M 6090

Material

copper alloy, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze, bone) (Antiquarian Material; silver, ivory)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

slip-knot ring, other pendant (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; ring, hanger) (Antiquarian Keyword; ring)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

coin-pendant

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