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Copper-alloy slip-knot ring

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:44 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze wire bracelet, max. diam. 7.2cm. Made of stout wire, diam. max. 3mm, tapering at ends where overlapped and fastened into sliding knot with 5 tight spiral twists each side. Slightly out of shape now.Wrong reference to plate VI.12 in Inventorium Sepulchrale text. Object in this plate is attributed correctly in index to grave 177.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 142

Object ID

M6280

Catalogue Number

M 6280

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

slip-knot ring (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; wire bracelet) (Antiquarian Keyword; armilla, bracelet)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

ring

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