About this object

Broad-band arm-ring or bracelet with serrated bar stamp. Penannular, with punched ornament; a small portion of one terminal area has been cut off from the direction of the inner face. Bent roughly in half and flattened, it tapers strongly from an expanded mid-portion towards the terminals, the extant example of which is rounded. The outer face is ornamented with a row of vertical (transverse) bar-stamping formed with a punch with a raised median line and serrated edges, to either side of a central diagonal cross comprising four impressions with a part stamp impression in each of its angles. Discovered as part of the Huxley Hoard.

Width 9mm (min) - 10mm (max)
Height 6mm (min) - 13mm (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
    13 mm x 10 mm x 90 mm
Object view = Archaeology
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