Small silver proto hand-pin with ringed off-set head, on upper part of which are three beads divided by four stamped collars, the lower is a flat plate with a panel of reserved ornament of two lobed spirals springing from a central pelta, This has the remains of niello inlay. The back of the beads is flat with three pairs of radiating incised lines. The main shank is broken off below a slight swelling.

An00024248 001 l


G41 Sutton Hoo & Europe
Made Of
niello, silver
Type of Thing
proto hand-pin
cast, nielloed, incised, stamped, inlaid



Found In
Welton le Wold
In Gallery


Acquired In
Celtic, Romano-British, Early Medieval

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