About this object

Broad-band arm-ring or bracelet with serrated bar stamp. Penannular, with punched ornament; complete. Bent in half and flattened, it tapers strongly from an expanded mid-portion to rounded terminals, one of which is somewhat irregular in form. The outer face is ornamented with a row of widely spaced, vertical (transverse) bar-stamping formed with a punch with a lattice-type design, to either side of a central diagonal cross comprising four impressions, one of which is over-struck, and terminating at both ends with a diagonal cross followed by a single vertical impression. Discovered as part of the Huxley Hoard.

Width 10mm (min) - 21mm (max)
Height 9mm (min) - 17mm (max)
Thickness 3mm

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament; Bracelet
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Early Medieval (410 AD - 1065 AD)
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item currently on loan
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Huxley
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    17 mm x 21 mm x 100 mm
Object view = Archaeology
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