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Copper-alloy arm ring

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posted on 2021-10-26, 15:07 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze arm-ring, max. diameter 12.4cm. Made of very thick (max. 8mm) round-sectioned solid bronze bent into spiral with ends overlapping rather more than a third [of] the radius of the ring. Terminals finished with cast knobs with rather pointed ends.Not Anglo-Saxon. Probably Italian Iron Age.

History

Grave ID

Guilton Grave 89

Object ID

M6013

Catalogue Number

M 6013

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; brass)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

arm ring (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; arm ring) (Antiquarian Keyword; armilla)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

ring

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