Finger ring

This ring is would have appeared golden when it was new. It was discovered during excavations at Polsloe Priory in Exeter, and must have been worn by a nun. Instead of a semi-precious stone, the setting holds cheap glass paste.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
finger ring
Simple Name
ring (finger)
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500)
Production Date
Family Group

copper alloy; gilt; glass
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Polsloe Priory
Collection Town
Collection County
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent

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