Bracelet with serrated bar stamp card

Bracelet with serrated bar stamp

MLL.2007.5.9
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