Bracelet with serrated bar stamp card

Bracelet with serrated bar stamp

MLL.2007.5.5
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