Bracelet with serrrated bar stamp



Broad-band arm-ring or bracelet decorated with serrrated bar stamp. Penannular, with punched ornament; one terminal area has been removed. Bent roughly in half and flattened, it tapers evenly 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, over-struck in places, formed with a punch with a raised median line and serrated edges, to either side of a central diagonal cross comprising four impressions, and terminating at the extant end with a diagonal cross followed by a single vertical impression. Discovered as part of the Huxley Hoard. Width 15mm (min) - 21mm (max) Height 5mm (min) - 13mm (max) Thickness 2mm