Bracelet with serrated bar stamp



Broad-band arm-ring or bracelet with serrated bar stamp. Penannular, with punched ornament; complete. Bent in half and flattened, it tapers from an expanded mid-portion to the terminals, one of which is rounded and wider than the other, which is sub-rectangular in form. 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 and a vertical part stamp impression in each of its outer angles. Discovered as part of the Huxley Hoard. Width 12mm (min) - 22mm (max) Height 4mm (min) - 6mm (max) Thickness 2mm