Finger ring

Description
The shape of this finger ring is typical for Saxon rings. It is a pennanular shape with open ends which have been twisted together to form a closed ring. It was found during excavations in Exeter.
Accession Loan No.
300/1988/M60
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
finger ring
Simple Name
ring (finger)
Dimensions
whole height 2 mm; whole diameter 22 mm
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
198 High Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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